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Trump, the NRA, and More Illegal Activity

Zooming into how coordinated 2016 ad placements may have broken the law.

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León Krauze talks to Mike Spies, a reporter for nonprofit news outlet the Trace, which covers the U.S. gun violence crisis. Spies broke a story about how the NRA and the Trump campaign coordinated their advertising strategies during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Also covered: The NRA’s $30 million contribution in support of Trump in 2016—which is an exceptional amount of money for the association—Maria Butina, and what it will take to turn around the U.S. gun crisis.

Further reading: Documents Point to Illegal Campaign Coordination Between Trump and NRA

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Podcast production by Melissa Kaplan with help from Merritt Jacob.