... it takes a Russian spy to convince the NRA to support a Republican for president following the death of a prominent 2nd Amendment supporter on the Supreme Court with his seat as a prize for the winner of the election.
While the NRA does in fact provide some amount of money to political candidates, it does that every year, almost always to Republicans (because Democrats support gun control), and the money comes from Americans. Not Russians.
The line between an agent of a foreign power (which requires a conspiracy to commit criminal acts of espionage or terrorism) and a friendly international visitor who agrees with your interest group on an issue and wants to coordinate efforts can be hard to see for people who don't have access to surveillance.
This entry was published Mon Aug 06 09:30:25 CDT 2018 by TriggerFinger
and last updated 2018-07-16 15:26:23.0.