In the wake of recent Ohio and Texas mass-shootings, the NRA finances are being scrutinized.

The National Rifle Association allegedly agreed to pay $6.5 million to purchase CEO Wayne LaPierre a mansion in Dallas.

The long-time CEO is already in the limelight for his seven-figure salary, predilection toward designer goods and luxurious tropical vacation spending sprees. But now there are new financial misspending allegations against him – he had asked the NRA to spend $6.5 million to purchase him a mansion in a private Dallas golf-club community, though the transaction never went through.

Recent public scrutiny over NRA finances followed the tragedies. After the El Paso mall shooting, a spokesman stated it would not “participate in politicizing these tragedies” and remained committed to the “safe and lawful use of firearms by those exercising their Second Amendment freedoms.” The NRA and LaPierre repeatedly stated that none of the recent gun control proposals would have  prevented the most recent attacks.

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