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The Russification of the NRA

Authors Chelsea Parsons and James Lamond respond to the recent revelation that the FBI is investigating whether Russia tried to help elect President Trump by funneling money through the National Rifle Association.

Authors

  • Chelsea Parsons
  • James Lamond

New revelations come to light every day about the degree and depth of Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. One recent bombshell: The FBI is reportedly investigating whether Russia tried to help elect President Trump by funneling money through the National Rifle Association.

The notion — that the deputy governor of Russia’s central bank, who is a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, may have illegally moved money through the NRA — may strike some as strange.

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Authors

Chelsea Parsons

Vice President, Gun Violence Prevention

James Lamond

Fellow