PBS NewsHour

Why the NRA is facing new scrutiny of its financial affairs

Clip: 06/10/2019 | 6m 26s

The NRA, a powerful voice in the U.S. political battle over guns, is facing scrutiny of its financial affairs. Amid reports of lavish personal spending by CEO Wayne LaPierre, a new investigation finds significant payments and favors granted to members of the NRA's board of directors. John Yang talks to The Washington Post's Carol Leonnig about potential legal implications and member fallout.

Aired: 06/10/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?

Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode.

Problems Playing Video?

Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. For a complete list of funders for the PBS NewsHour and PBS NewsHour weekend, click here.