156: Going Inside the Downfall of the NRA with Tim Mak, Author of "Misfire
Private planes. Luxury suits. Yachts. Russian spies. And a lie — that the solution to gun violence is "a good guy with a gun." Hosts Kelly and JJ talk with journalist Tim Mak, author of the gripping new exposé, Misfire: Inside the Downfall of the NRA. Mak spent over four years investigating the NRA for this bombshell reporting. Don't miss this powerful conversation.
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Mentioned in this podcast:
The NRA Files for Bankruptcy, Says It Plans to Move to Texas (the Trace)
NRA Funded LaPierre’s Search for $6 Million Mansion, Document Shows (the Trace)
Lobbyists Sold Out Your Grandfather’s NRA (Brady)
NRA Not Above the Law (Brady)