In a string of tweets during Tuesday's debate, the NRA congratulated Trump for his record on Second Amendment issues over the last four years.
Tuesday's letter from the House Ways and Means Committee asked the IRS to consider investigating the National Rifle Association after a lawsuit alleged financial impropriety on the part of the association.
If New York Attorney General Letitia James is successful in dissolving the NRA, who will fill the vacuum the organization leaves behind?
President of the National Association for Gun Rights Dudley Brown said the National Rifle Association has not advocated for Second Amendment rights "for decades," after New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit to dissolve the NRA on Thursday.
"I think the NRA should move to Texas and lead a very good and beautiful life," Trump said in response to New York Attorney General Letitia James' lawsuit against the organization.
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced her office is suing the nation's largest pro-gun organization to "dissolve the organization in its entirety."
A poll released Sunday showed that more Texans support the Black Lives Matter than those who approve of the National Rifle Association, although partisan divisions remained apparent on both issues.
Court filings that appear to have been improperly redacted revealed the quotes from a former top NRA attorney.
Thursday's announcement comes weeks after LaPierre told the board that the COVID-19 pandemic would force him to implement organization-wide adjustments.
Around 25 states have taken steps to limit or shutter operations at all non-essential businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to a statement provided to Newsweek, "Salary adjustments announced today apply to all levels of the organization."
The 86-year-old Don Younf also blamed media for causing "hysteria" around the pandemic.
A run on gun stores during times of crisis is not a new phenomenon, but dealers told Newsweek that there was something unique about the current pandemonium.
Two years since Parkland and hours since the most recent gun homicide in Chicago, Americans are dying every day while politicians fill their pockets with NRA checks.
The report follows a year of public revelations about the NRA's spending habits that have led to questions about its viability as a non-profit.
Powell was most recently LaPierre's chief of staff and was previously the executive director of general operations before his role at the organization was scaled back.
Butina's years-long efforts included attempts to infiltrate the National Rifle Association (NRA) and ingratiate herself with influential conservatives.
Ackerman McQueen told Newsweek that its former employee engaged in "outright fabrications." The employee said he's "proud to speak the truth."
The NRA recently dropped a lawsuit against San Francisco after officials said a resolution calling for a review of NRA business relationships was non-binding.
Chief singled out Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz and John Cornyn for criticism following shooting of on-duty officer for not passing the Violence Against Women Act.
The NRA lawsuit may have to face protracted litigation as lower courts have generally looked favorably upon modest gun restrictions.
"If it had been a Muslim that had shot two American kids, Washington would be shut down today. Remember San Bernardino? Remember? Washington got shut down," Scarborough said on his "Morning Joe" show.
The group was also outspent by organizations such as Everytown and Giffords, which invested heavily in the Virginia legislative races.
Dan Boren had been ensnared in some of the NRA's legal disputes during a period of unprecedented internal turmoil at the organization.
Carolyn Meadows is a relatively new NRA president, although she is a longtime member of the organization.
The two quarreled over whether the NRA had a right to review documents related to the attorney general's investigation into its tax-exempt status.
According to the Virginia Public Access Project, Everytown for Gun Safety has spent over $1 million during this election cycle on Democratic candidates and committees.
This latest period of turmoil began late Friday night, when the NRA filed an amended complaint in the group's ongoing lawsuit against Ackerman McQueen in federal court in Dallas.