Skip to comments.Legal experts say Mueller team likely gained access to NRA tax filings: report
Posted on 07/02/2018 8:22:12 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
Legal experts say its likely special counsel Robert Mueller secretly gained access to the National Rifle Associations (NRA) tax returns as part of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, according to a McClatchy report.
Muellers team is reportedly looking into NRA donors with links to Russia and investigating whether some donors used the organization to illegally funnel foreign money to President Trumps campaign.
The NRA spent $30 million in support of Trump's campaign in the 2016 presidential race.
NRA officials maintain that the organization has not been contacted by the FBI, but legal experts told McClatchy that it would be routine for investigators to access the groups tax filings through the IRS.
The tax filings would reveal the NRAs dark money donors, whose names are hidden on public documents.
David F. Axelrod, an Ohio lawyer who formerly prosecuted cases for the Justice Departments Tax Division, told McClatchy that prosecutors often request tax filings entirely in the background, with no notice to the subject of the investigation.
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Mueller is going to hang himself with his blatant partisanship.
If there was something wrong with NRA tax filings the Dems would have used it long ago
Mueller is looking for RUSSIAN donors.
The President of the NRA, was seen drinking Stolichnaya Vodka, see, the Russians were behind it all. You want proof? Its 80 proof. There’s all the proof Mueller needs. Actually he may be abusing his proof.
Apparently, they all are. Just as you and I are. Mueller has been given a blank check to investigate anyone in the US, whether a citizen or not.
Is the NRA required to do a background check on all the millions of it’s members?
Or, just those with Russian sounding last names?
When Democrats receive money from a donor that later proves embarrassing, with the exception of the Clinton’s, they generally just return it quietly as possible.
Once again, the rules are ALWAYS different for Democrats.
“Show me the man, I’ll make up a crime.” —Robert Mueller
WITCH HUNT!! Fire him!! Fire Sessions. Spare us this farce!!
Membership rolls I suppose, too. Jerk.
Just when you thought the witch hunt had gone way to far...
This is, and has been, completely out of control.
And the investigation into tens of millions donated by foreign governments to the Clinton Foundation...
Mueller is VILE and EVIL!
Meanwhile, if Mueller is investigating Russian ties to the NRA, you have to wonder why he hasn’t begun investigations into the AFL-CIO, SEIU , and Nation Education Association each known to have affiliation with CPUSA and Russia. Combined they donated over $60 million. Overall, labor unions have donated more than $132 million to super PACs and spent an additional $35 million on federal elections.
Hey Mueller, I’m a new member of the NRA. And, I once had email correspondence with a Ukrainian. Better investigate me.
This bullshittery must stop. Is there no man in government who can be trusted to to the right thing?
Sons of bitches. WHEN will Trump stop this un-American farce?
He is a disgrace to the Corp.
Roberr Mueller only uses Carte Blanche: He never leaves home without it.
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