Citing what they called the NRA’s “unusually close relationship” with the Trump campaign, as well as its record spending in support of then-candidate Donald Trump, Lieu and Rice ultimately questioned whether the Kremlin might have used the NRA to funnel foreign money into the U.S. election system.“How much money did the NRA receive from Russia or Russia-linked individuals or entities during the 2016 election cycle?” the lawmakers asked. “Did the NRA use any of that money in their 2016 election campaign contributions?”
remarks Ms Loesch – a conservative political activist and TV host – made advocating violence against journalists in 2016 quickly resurfaced in the wake of the killings at the Capital Gazette offices in Annapolis.
‘They are the rat bastards of the earth. They are the boil on the backside of American politics,’ Ms Loesch previously said
NRA spokeswoman previously said journalists ‘need to be curb-stomped’ before Maryland newspaper shooting
Where’s the civility?
The National Rifle Association (NRA) has quietly deleted its records of lawmakers’ past ratings by the gun group. Washington Post reporter Philip Bump flagged the change on Tuesday. NRA members can still view current grades, but the drop-down menu no longer lists previous years.
We may be getting to the point where an A rating from the NRA is a scarlet letter that harms a candidate more than it helps.
Several prominent Russians, some in President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle or high in the Russian Orthodox Church, now have been identified as having contact with National Rifle Association officials during the 2016 U.S. election campaign, according to photographs and an NRA source.
This would be shocking if we didn’t already know about the collusion
That was the statement the National Rifle Association released in April after retail giant Dick’s Sporting Goods announced they would destroy their existing inventory of guns and ammunition.
The National Rifle Association has always been clear about drugs: They’re terrifying. Last year, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre darkly warned that members of drug gangs “are infiltrating law enforcement and even the military.
Last summer, a black woman in Michigan defended herself, her mother, and her 2-year-old daughter with a registered (and unloaded) gun against a woman who she and her attorneys say tried to hit them with a car.
This should have been a bigger story.