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Infighting at the @NRA: Some activists want senior execs to step down: "Wayne LaPierre has got to go, along with the entirety of the executive staff, and all support contracts need to be reevaluated and either dropped or seriously renegotiated."🍿🍿🍿

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"The smoke our enemies have been pointing at is coming from real fires within the organization, and it's getting worse. @NRA executive staff are taking home exorbitant paychecks, and crony parasites are sucking out millions more, while the organization operates in the red."
Florida @NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer has responded: "Jeff says NRA folks are well paid but doesn’t mention that all the rights we have today are because of these talented folks, and the gamut of gun and ammo bans we DON’T have because of their work."

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Hammer also defends the @NRA's silence on the Trump administration's bump stock ban, calling it heifer dust (?): "It is complete heifer dust to think that banning bump stocks will make us all safer. That’s why the NRA said that it ought to be regulated – NOT banned."
Marion really, really likes Wayne (and his $$$): "Behind his unassuming nature lies the soul of a shrewd and courageous fighter. He will fight like hell to protect your rights. He doesn’t give a rip about DC social circles and country clubs. He’s one heck of a freedom fighter."
Reminder that Wayne LaPierre took home over $5 million in 2017, and the @NRA's longtime PR firm, Ackerman McQueen, was paid nearly $40 million that same year for “advertising, media, outside vendor costs, and reimbursement of travel and business expenses." thetrace.org/2018/11/nra-jo…
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