Trump Weighs In On NRA Implosion: ‘Stop The Internal Fighting’

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association convention Friday, May 20, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
FILE - In this May 20, 2016, file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association (NRA) convention in Louisville, Ky. Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump... FILE - In this May 20, 2016, file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association (NRA) convention in Louisville, Ky. Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly controlled by Republicans. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File) MORE LESS
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President Donald Trump weighed in Monday on news that New York Attorney General Letitia James is launching an investigation into the NRA amid corruption allegations.

James’ office responded in a statement later on Monday.

“Attorney General Letitia James is focused on enforcing the rule of law,” the statement reads. “In any case we pursue, we will follow the facts wherever they may lead. We wish the President would share our respect for the law.”

The organization has been publicly roiled by infighting lately as the group’s president Oliver North announced that he would not serve another term, the group suspended its top lawyer, North and CEO Wayne LaPierre traded barbs and accusations and the group got into a legal skirmish with its longtime advertiser.

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