Richard Burr’s ‘Thing’ is Back on the Road

Car repaired after mechanical issues last month

Posted March 16, 2016 at 2:36pm

Sen. Richard M. Burr is back behind the wheel of his iconic Volkswagen Thing after it was sidelined in February.  

The North Carolina Republican has long driven a 1974 model of the car, which originated as a German variant of a utility vehicle during World War II.  

On Wednesday, Burr posted a Vine driving the vehicle in a parking garage:  


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