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The NRA let go of a top official after reports revealed the non-profit shielded him amid accusations of sexual harassment

A top NRA official is no longer employed by the organization after reports revealed the non-profit shielded him amid accusations of sexual harassment.

NRA leadership thought its own TV channel was airing ‘distasteful and racist’ content

"One particularly damaging segment featured children's cartoon characters adorned in Ku Klux Klan hoods," the court filing stated.

The NRA nearly doubled its ad spending on Facebook for 3 weeks after the El Paso and Dayton shootings

One of the NRA's Facebook ads read: "Show that you won't be intimidated by the toxic anti-gun hatred and threats."
President Donald Trump speaks to the media before departing from the White House on August 21, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Trump is reportedly feuding with the NRA after leaks about his calls with Wayne LaPierre

Several staffers told the Daily Beast they were frustrated with what appeared to be leaks by the NRA.
US President Donald Trump gestures to guests at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum at the 148th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 26, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Once again, Trump backed down on gun control after talking to the NRA

Trump told reporters just days after the El Paso and Dayton shootings that he supported heightened background checks for gun owners. Not anymore.
NRA Executive Director Chris Cox (L) and Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre (R) welcome President Donald Trump onstage to deliver remarks at the NRA Leadership Forum in April 2017.

4 NRA board members resigned within 2 weeks amid the organization’s ongoing leadership turmoil

The first three members resigned August 1, writing in a letter that their confidence in the NRA's leadership was "shattered."

The NRA expressed its ‘deepest sympathies’ about El Paso and Dayton shootings just weeks after lobbying for looser gun laws in Texas

Texas governor Greg Abbott loosened existing gun laws in the state in June amid mounting pressure from the National Rifle Association.
U.S. President Donald Trump reacts on stage formally kicking off his re-election bid with a campaign rally in Orlando

Republicans are spooked that the NRA’s collapse could jeopardize the GOP’s prospects in 2020

The NRA, a powerhouse in electing Republicans, has been completely upended in recent months amid financial woes and internal turmoil.
President Donald Trump at the 148th National Rifle Association annual meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 26, 2019.

Financial documents show the NRA is living ‘paycheck to paycheck,’ and ended 2018 $10.8 million in the red

The new details about the NRA's financial dealings come after several reports about infighting and other signs of turmoil within the organization.

A leaked NRA letter said the group’s legal bills were ‘draining NRA cash at mindboggling speed’ and ‘pose an existential threa...

The NRA has been under scrutiny for weeks, after its president Oliver North was forced out amid clashes with the longtime CEO Wayne LaPierre.