The gun group has blamed its money problems on its longtime marketing firm, but a newly unearthed document shows that the financial improprieties reach further.
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The National Rifle Association is one of the top spenders in American politics. We’re investigating how its money influences elections.
The Trace and The New Yorker’s latest collaboration reveals a web of business deals that have steered hundreds of millions of dollars to insiders.
The request for documents from NRA head Wayne LaPierre, former president Oliver North, and PR agency Ackerman McQueen is another sign of trouble for the group.
One board member suggests otherwise, as reformers fume over a new rule they say is designed to snuff out change.
The embattled executive vice president survived a final leadership challenge as the tumultuous 2019 NRA convention drew to a close.
As New York’s attorney general announces a new investigation, the group’s board appears to rally behind Wayne LaPierre.
Letitia James, the state’s attorney general, has asked the gun-rights organization to preserve financial records.
He had been locked in a power struggle with Wayne LaPierre.
An internal power struggle has spilled into the open at the NRA’s annual convention, with LaPierre accusing board President Oliver North of “extortion.”
The suit says the election body failed to act on allegations that the gun rights group illegally coordinated with federal election campaigns, including Donald Trump's in 2016.
The organization’s leadership is focused on external threats, but the real crisis is of its own making.
Lawmakers demand documents after The Trace’s reporting shows NRA’s use of shell companies to support Trump, Senate campaigns.