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    NRA chief of staff placed 'on leave,' court filing states

    NRA chief of staff placed 'on leave,' court filing states | TheHill

    One of the National Rifle Association's (NRA) top officials has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by the group's lawyer.

    A Jan. 23 court filing in a Virginia circuit court indicates that Joshua Powell, the NRA’s chief of staff, was "placed ‘on leave’ by the NRA pending an investigation by NRA counsel," The Washington Post reports.
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    The complaint was submitted by Ackerman McQueen, the group's former public relations agency. Currently, the two are locked in a heated legal battle over allegations of reckless spending and information leaks.
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    Re: NRA chief of staff placed 'on leave,' court filing states

    Quote Originally Posted by JacksinPA View Post
    NRA chief of staff placed 'on leave,' court filing states | TheHill

    One of the National Rifle Association's (NRA) top officials has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by the group's lawyer.

    A Jan. 23 court filing in a Virginia circuit court indicates that Joshua Powell, the NRA’s chief of staff, was "placed ‘on leave’ by the NRA pending an investigation by NRA counsel," The Washington Post reports.
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    The complaint was submitted by Ackerman McQueen, the group's former public relations agency. Currently, the two are locked in a heated legal battle over allegations of reckless spending and information leaks.
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    It's always heartwarming to see discord among the purveyors of automated death.
    What "automated death" have they been responsible for?
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    Re: NRA chief of staff placed 'on leave,' court filing states

    TOP NRA OFFICIAL WHO WAS ACCUSED OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT IS OUT


    "Joshua Powell, a senior official at the National Rifle Association and close associate of its CEO, Wayne LaPierre, is no longer employed by the gun-rights group, Newsweek has learned.

    Court filings suggested that Powell was "on leave" amid an investigation by the group's counsel. Those filings were first reported by the Washington Post Friday evening.

    However, according to an internal email obtained by Newsweek, Powell has departed the NRA entirely.

    It was not clear whether Powell was fired or if he resigned. The NRA did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

    The email clarifying the nature of Powell's departure was sent to the board of directors Saturday evening by the NRA's general counsel John Frazer.

    "Several directors have reported receiving media queries regarding Josh Powell and his employment status with the Association," he wrote. "For the sake of clarity, we note that Josh is no longer employed by the NRA."



    Top NRA Official Who Was Accused of Sexual Harassment is Out

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    Re: NRA chief of staff placed 'on leave,' court filing states

    Quote Originally Posted by JacksinPA View Post
    It's always heartwarming to see discord among the purveyors of automated death.
    ok, that was pretty good.

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    Re: NRA chief of staff placed 'on leave,' court filing states

    Heard at a rally:

    "Hey, hey, NRA, how many kids did you kill today"



    Membership of the NRA should be outed and regarded like membership of the KKK.

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    Re: NRA chief of staff placed 'on leave,' court filing states

    Quote Originally Posted by Rich2018 View Post
    Heard at a rally:

    "Hey, hey, NRA, how many kids did you kill today"



    Membership of the NRA should be outed and regarded like membership of the KKK.
    Good question.

    How many kids did the NRA kill today? Yesterday? Last week?

    I venture the answer is zero.
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    Re: NRA chief of staff placed 'on leave,' court filing states

    "The National Rifle Association over the past two years has grappled with TWO separate sexual harassment allegations against Josh Powell, a senior official, including a case involving an employee.

    The employee’s complaint was settled in 2017 using the nonprofit’s funds, according to three sources familiar with the matter. Earlier that year, Wayne LaPierre, the organization’s leader, had promoted Powell to executive director of general operations.

    ProPublica could not confirm the settlement amount, which is not noted in the nonprofit’s public filings. In a statement, John Frazer, the NRA’s general counsel and secretary, told ProPublica that Powell denied the allegations.

    “The NRA opted to confidentially resolve the matter in the best interest of all involved,” Frazer said.

    The disclosure of the settlement comes amid a stream of reports alleging mismanagement and questionable spending by NRA leadership. The organization faces congressional inquiries and investigations into its tax-exempt status by attorneys general in New York and Washington, D.C...
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    Re: NRA chief of staff placed 'on leave,' court filing states

    None of this changes the right of the people to keep and bear arms.
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    Re: NRA chief of staff placed 'on leave,' court filing states

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    None of this changes the right of the people to keep and bear arms.
    How very astute of you.

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