Bill Cassidy is a Republican senator from Louisiana who has received the most money from the NRA of any politician.
How can one take funds from the NRA while attempting to rein in perhaps unconstitutional gun control? After they stated that 9 of the top 11 most NRA-paid GOP senators teamed up with Democrats to pass a number of never-before-seen gun controls at the federal level, the National Assc. for Gun Rights is undoubtedly asking itself this.
On Twitter, the National Assc. for Gun Rights expressed their dissatisfaction with recent events.
“Look at that… 9 out of the top 11 highest NRA-funded US senators voted in favor of selling away your guns to the Dems,” the organization captioned a photo. “In other words, thanks to the NRA, this bargain was negotiated. Wayne? Do you want to explain this?”
The Second Amendment advocacy organization shared a list of Republican senators that were compiled from a Newsweek research titled “Full List of GOP Senators Who Receive NRA Funding.”
Mitt Romney (Utah), Roy Blunt (Missouri), Richard Burr (North Carolina), Thom Tillis (North Carolina), Rob Portman (Ohio), Joni Ernst (Iowa), Bill Cassidy (Louisiana), Todd C. Young (Indiana), and Pat Toomey were among the prominent Republican lawmakers who took hefty donations from the NRA while nevertheless joining with Democrats to restrict firearms.
This comes after a Texas Dept. of Public Safety director said during a state Senate hearing that police responding to the incident could have stopped it in only 3 minutes instead of the complete hour it took.
“I don’t care if you’re wearing flip-flops and Bermuda shorts; go in,” Texas Department of Public Safety Director Col. Steve McCraw advised state officials during a Senate hearing.
City workers haven’t been spared from controversy, with recent claims revealing that the city has hired private law firms in an attempt to prevent future potential evidence of officer misconduct during the horrible event from being revealed.