Wayne LaPierre, vice president and public face of the National Rifle Association, claims that the organization's CEO, Oliver North, has been trying to force him to resign because the group of gun rights in their ranks is facing unrest and unrest. 19659002] In a letter to NRA board members on Thursday, LaPierre said North asked him to step down on Wednesday. North told LaPierre that NRA's long-time advertising company, Ackerman McQueen, intended to send a letter to North Board that would be "bad for me" if he did not resign.
"Last night I had to confront one of the definitive decisions – designed in the style of blackmailers – as an offer that I could not refuse," read the letter the Wall Street Journal received. "I refused."
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. He also wrote that North said, "The letter would not be sent if I abruptly" He added, "He stated that he could" negotiate "an" excellent retirement "for me."
One from the NRA against Ackerman filed a lawsuit last month alleging that the company had overburdened the group, and North had a conflict of interest because of Ackerman paid him.
LaPierre accused North of having "contractual and financial loyalty" to Ackerman.
"As you know, the NRA has taken steps in the past year to step up its efforts to document and verify compliance with our purchasing practices and contracts by our suppliers," wrote LaPierre in its letter of Thursday to the Board. "We've met an extraordinary resistance from a manufacturer – Ackerman McQueen".
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On Thursday, North issued a letter to the board saying it would set up a special committee to investigate allegations of financial misconduct alleged by Mr. LaPierre in the wake of the lawsuit, according to the Times [19659002NeitherNorthnorAckermanrespondedtoFoxNewsrequestslateFriday
North, 75, a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the US Marine Corps, was named President of the US Military NRA in May 2018. LaPierre, 69, has been in his current NRA role since 1991 after joining the organization in 1977.
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LaPierre's Allegations The NRA fights outside the armed forces, making their energetic efforts to protect the weapons rights and the revolt and struggle in themselves criticize. The 5 million member organization organizes this year in Indianapolis this weekend.
President Trump spoke on Friday to group members and leaders.