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An email obtained by The Trace criticizes a lack of transparency around ongoing staff reductions, which have hit the group’s fundraising staff especially hard. “Why have we not been advised regarding termination of employees?” it reads.
In a filing, Ackerman McQueen had suggested that testimony by the NRA leader contradicted the gun group’s legal claims.
This year, the gun group’s PAC has pulled in its biggest haul since 2013. However, a growing number of donors list themselves as retired.
A New York judge ruled against the gun group’s former president, who sought compensation for expenses resulting from lawsuits involving the NRA.
In a new report, Senate Democrats confirm that the gun group’s leaders approved of the Moscow junket, paid some expenses, and referred to it as an NRA undertaking.