After New York Launches NRA Investigation, Trump Targets His Home State

By Geoff Herbert President Donald Trump is targeting his home state on Twitter, encouraging the National Rifle Association to leave New York over "oppression of sorts." "The NRA is under siege by Cuomo and the New York State A.G., who are illegally using the State’s legal apparatus to take down and destroy this very important organization, & others. It must get its act together quickly, stop the internal fighting, & get back to GREATNESS — FAST!" Trump tweeted Monday morning. Connecticut Goes to War With NRA After Pittsburgh Passes Gun Legislation, NRA Files Lawsuit To Do Business With L.A., City Contractors Must Now Disclose Any NRA Ties "….People are fleeing New York State because of high taxes and yes, even oppression of sorts. They didn’t even put up a fight against SALT — could have won. So much litigation. The NRA should leave and fight from the outside of this very difficult to deal with (unfair) State!" The tweets came after New York State Attorney General Letitia James launched an investigation into the NRA’s nonprofit status and issued subpoenas over the weekend into the finances of the gun owners’ group. James vowed during her AG campaign last year to probe whether the NRA complies with state not-for-profit rules. Trump has frequently clashed with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, accusing him of pushing residents out of the state with "poorly run government." Cuomo and his team have called Trump "the great divider in chief," calling his "worldview trapped in 1988" […]

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