NRA raised more in August than any month of 2016, as Biden-Trump showdown nears

NRA raised more in August than any month of 2016, as Biden-Trump showdown nears

EXCLUSIVE: The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund, the political action committee (PAC) associated with the gun rights organization, raised more than $1.7 million in August, beating its August 2016 total and raising more than it did in any month ahead of the presidential election that year. The $1,725,700 the organization raised in August is almost $240,000 higher than its best month of 2016, March, when it raised just under $1.5 million. The NRA’s PAC pulled in $1.4 million in August 2016. "The NRA is grateful to our members and gun owners for a record-breaking August," NRA spokeswoman Amy Hunter told Fox News. "Americans step up when their rights are in danger, and they’re stepping up now because they know the stakes of this election couldn’t be higher." Hunter added that its August fundraising total "is proof that people want to protect their gun rights and their right to self-defense, and that they trust and depend on the NRA to protect these rights and freedoms." Joe Biden’s website outlines positions that would add significant amounts of regulation and oversight on guns while President Trump has repeatedly said he is a supporter of the Second Amendment. (Getty) DEMOCRATS SAY BIDEN-HARRIS IS THE ‘STRONGEST GUN SAFETY TICKET IN HISTORY,’ REPUBLICANS FEAR SECOND AMENDMENT CRACKDOWN The fundraising boom comes as the November presidential election between President Trump and Joe Biden, who take fundamentally different stances on gun rights, nears. The NRA’s August numbers are its highest of this election cycle, surpassing the […]

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