Skip to comments.Russian elites met with NRA in lead-up to 2016 election
Posted on 06/11/2018 8:28:53 AM PDT by yesthatjallen
Prominent Russians were in contact with the National Rifle Association (NRA) during the lead-up to the 2016 election, McClatchy reported.
The Russians who met with NRA representatives during the 2016 presidential campaign included members of President Vladimir Putin's inner circle as well as the Russian Orthodox Church, according to the news outlet. Reportedly among the individuals identified are the former deputy prime minister overseeing Russias defense industry, Dmitry Rogozin, and Sergei Rudov, the leader of the St. Basil the Great Charitable Foundation one of Russias largest philanthropies.
The report comes as the Justice Department continues its investigation into whether Russian banker and lifetime NRA member Alexander Torshin tried to funnel money to the gun group to support President Trump during the 2016 presidential election.
McClatchy reported that the men dined with NRA representatives, mainly in Moscow, during the presidential campaign.
Rogozin, Rudov and Torshin can be seen meeting with leaders of the NRA in a photograph taken by the NRA during a 2015 trip to Russia, according to the article. An anonymous source with knowledge about the visit confirmed the meeting to McClatchy.
U.S. investigators are now looking into whether these meetings were part of a larger election-meddling operation, McClatchy reported.
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It's like the epitome of American left crazy in 2018.
This farce of an investigation needs to be shut down now.
IF anything, this is a sign the the Russian people and President Putin desire to bring Second Amendment Freedoms to Russia.
America buys the worlds arms and ammunition. Its about as American and Constitutional as it gets. Just laughable.
There may have been individual meetings of representatives of the NRA and the Russian Federation respectively, but those meetings would have adversarial, not collusional.
There they go again, “trolling” to see who will swallow that fake news story.
What have you been drink there Luis? Fake news abounds in liberals heads.
And how much money did Crooked Hillary and Bill take from Russians???
This kind of nonsense is grinding upon anyone with common sense...
LIBs are lunatics. ‘nuff said.
The Democrats and their propaganda arm the MSM have nothing. If they had something theyd trumpet it nonstop for years. Instead all theyve got are insinuations they cant prove.
My thoughts exactly !
Many propaganda publishers have been at that story for quite a while. It’s only a slander campaign against the NRA.
Depth Of Russian Politician’s Cultivation Of NRA Ties Revealed
March 1, 2018
Lol. Untreated mental illness, while amusing in a twisted sort of way, is nevertheless sad to watch.
I remember quite a bit of news about funds from Chinese interests going to a Clinton campaign back in the ‘90s.
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