Recently retired National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre confirmed that his chartered flights and gifts were bankrolled by his former company.
LaPierre, 74, testified in a New York courtroom Friday in a series of yes or no questions that there were times he and his family personally benefitted on the company’s dime during his over 30-year career at the nonprofit organization. Now the NRA is LaPierre’s fellow defendant in this civil corruption lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James.
While LaPierre did not confirm the total amount he spent over the years, he did not dispute receipts brought in by Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Conley. One example was flights taken by LaPierre’s niece and her daughter that cost the NRA $11,000 and $27,000.
Another example was the $500,000 spent on various charter flights to the Bahamas eight