NRA Funded Private Jet Rides For Wayne LaPierre’s Family Members

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - APRIL 26: Wayne LaPierre, NRA vice president and CEO, speaks to guests at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum at the 148th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 26, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indian... INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - APRIL 26: Wayne LaPierre, NRA vice president and CEO, speaks to guests at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum at the 148th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 26, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The convention, which runs through Sunday, features more than 800 exhibitors and is expected to draw 80,000 guests. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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August 26, 2019 3:44 p.m.

NRA Executive Wayne LaPierre treated his niece and her daughter to private jet rides — on his organization’s dime.

According to a Wall Street Journal report, the LaPierres spent many thousands of the NRA’s dollars to ferry niece Colleen Sterner and her daughter to and from central Nebraska. Sterner is reportedly a low-level NRA employee.

It’s not the first time LaPierre has put NRA money to questionable use — he was at one time angling to get the group to fund his $6 million mansion in Texas. 

New York Attorney General Letitia James has been investigating his expenses, in relation to the NRA’s long-held nonprofit status. The NRA’s nonprofit charter is registered in New York state.

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