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The president, who insists he wants to avoid a Middle East war, faces a difficult choice: step back to reduce tensions or act unilaterally and risk conflict.
The gun rights group’s 2018 financial report reveals that the longtime political powerhouse spent faster than its revenue rose. Together, the NRA and five affiliated groups ended the year $10.8 million in the red.
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