Roundup of reporting on recent events at the NRA:

The intensity of the debate over a resolution calling for the resignation of LaPierre appeared to expose deep divisions among rank-and-file members, according to The New Yorker:

The New York attorney general opened an investigation into the gun group’s tax-exempt status, according to the New York Times:

"NRA members say the organization has lost focus on its original mission," according to The Daily Beast:

On Friday, President Trump told the NRA he was pulling the United States out of an international arms treaty signed in 2013, according to Reuters, adding: "The NRA has long opposed the treaty, which regulates the $70 billion business in conventional arms and seeks to keep weapons out of the hands of human rights abusers."

Also on Friday, "a federal judge sentenced Russian gun rights activist Maria Butina to 18 months in prison," according to The Washington Post, which explained that: "Butina, 30, pleaded guilty in December to conspiring with a senior Russian official to access the National Rifle Association and other groups without registering with the U.S. Justice Department from 2015 until she was arrested and detained in July."

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