A congressional investigation conducted by Senate Finance Committee Democrats found the National Rifle Association (NRA) allegedly acted as a “foreign asset” for Russia ahead of the 2016 election.To continue reading the full article from its original source please click the link below.
The official 76-page report, titled “The NRA Russia: How a Tax-Exempt Organization Became a Foreign Asset,” was released Friday by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), and relies on internal NRA documents obtained by the committee during its 18-month probe.
Wyden opened the investigation into the NRA’s relationship to Maria Butina—a Russian gun rights activist who was charged by the Department of Justice after failing to register as a foreign agent—and Alexander Torshin, a senior official at the Russian central bank, last year. Butina admitted to gathering intelligence on the NRA at Torshin’s request. […]
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