The Russian ties to the NRA have been well documented, but this Senate report reveals the deeper ties the NRA had to the Russians and how they aided them to help get Trump elected. We’ve heard about the 2015 Russian trip that NRA bigs made to Russia, but this report goes further.
Drawing on contemporaneous emails and private interviews, an 18-month probe by the Senate Finance Committee’s Democratic staff found that the NRA underwrote political access for Russian nationals Maria Butina and Alexander Torshin more than previously known — even though the two had declared their ties to the Kremlin.
Here’s a link to the report. Document Viewer : NPR