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1.41pm BST Donald Trump jumped to the defense of the National Rifle Association and attacked New York’s governor and attorney general after AG Letitia James launched an investigation into the gun group’s finances. “The NRA is under siege by Cuomo and the New York State A.G., who are illegally using the State’s legal apparatus to take down and destroy this very important organization,” Trump said in a tweet Monday morning.
The NRA is under siege by Cuomo and the New York State A.G., who are illegally using the State’s legal apparatus to take down and destroy this very important organization, & others. It must get its act together quickly, stop the internal fighting, & get back to GREATNESS – FAST! Continue reading…
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Author : Erin Durkin in New York
Publish date : 2019-04-29 13:04:09
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