According to the new spying charges, one goal of the conspiracy that Butina allegedly took part in was to “exploit personal connections with U.S. persons having influence in American politics in an effort to advance the interests of the Russian Federation.”
The city of Shawnee was forced to apologize after Kansas Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who is running for governor, thought a massive firearm was an appropriate decoration for a parade vehicle.
“Sound policy would not make it easier for U.S. gun manufacturers who made the assault weapons used in the mass shootings at Sandy Hook, Pulse nightclub, Las Vegas, and Parkland to sell them to international buyers”
Trump targeted three veterans during his venomous speech to the NRA Friday, repeating his pattern of contempt for those who have served in the U.S. military. He attacked former Secretary of State John Kerry for his approach to diplomacy, and for some reason brought up his participation in a bicycle race “where he fell and broke his leg.”
Speaking before a gathering of the National Rifle Association, President Donald Trump tried to defend gun rights Friday by comparing firearms to automobiles — but he actually demonstrated the exact opposite point of the argument he was trying to make.
Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee released a report Friday summarizing the findings from their investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. But before they could finish saying “no collusion!”, a slew of damning new evidence was made public in the form of a Minority report — and unlike Republican committee members, Democrats brought receipts.
The NRA’s precautions could be little more than due diligence as the group faces inquiries from congressional investigators and the media about its relationship with Torshin. But the feeling among some officials internally is that the group appears to be readying for an investigation.