Documents show that the NRA's new anti-Biden ad emerged from the same web of firms involved in potentially illegal coordination in 2016 races.
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The National Rifle Association is one of the most powerful special interest groups in America. We’re investigating how it spends its money.
While describing extensive corruption at the gun group, Joshua Powell’s book depicts its leader as an inept manager with a self-pitying streak.
We’re tracking the gun group’s 2020 election expenditures in real time.
Meanwhile, the gun group's legal costs soared.
Breaking down the allegations in the New York attorney general’s lawsuit seeking to dissolve the gun group.
Calling the gun group “a personal piggy bank” for executives, Letitia James laid out a pattern of financial mismanagement, many details of which were first reported by The Trace.
Marketing firm Ackerman McQueen said it would “not tolerate” further contact between NRA Chief of Staff Josh Powell and its employees — and that the gun group's reaction drove their professional split.
The gun group’s lawyer said “not a cent” of the nonprofit’s money was spent on helping executive Wayne LaPierre’s house hunt. But accountants flagged a $70,000 payment for doing just that.
In a newly obtained document, the accountant raised ethical and billing concerns about the law firm of William A. Brewer III, whose fees totaled $24 million in a year.
Using fraudulent invoices, Woody Phillips diverted more than $1 million from a consulting firm to his personal account.
How vendors and executives are bleeding the gun group dry.
The gun group's foundation directed at least $180K to a nonprofit run by Susan LaPierre, who also asked NRA vendors to contribute.