Trump and the gun group used the same consultants to spearhead their TV ad blitzes at the height of the 2016 election, likely in violation of federal law.
The executive, Josh Powell, had been cutting costs at the financially troubled organization.
The gun group’s latest tax filings disclose a wealth of new details, including generous executive benefits amid a growing cash crunch and mysterious payments to a former official.
A new complaint accuses the National Rilfe Association and GOP Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley of campaign finance violations.
A judge had removed the gun group’s original attorney from the case against insurance broker Lockton after The Trace reported that he lied on a sworn statement.
Following reporting by The Trace, nine senators accuse the NRA of skirting rules against coordinating with political campaigns.
The National Rifle Association is continuing to funnel much of its spending on the 2018…
As the gun group confronts serious financial straits, it has entrusted its operations to Josh Powell, a failed mail-order mogul who attracted a mountain of lawsuits in his former career.
Following a Trace report, the Campaign Legal Center files its second FEC complaint against the NRA in three months.
The gun group's first big ad buy of the 2018 cycle was made through a company that, according to an election watchdog, exists only to circumvent campaign finance laws.