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Maria Butina.

29-year-old Russian suspect Maria Butina viewed trading sex for favors as a ‘necessary aspect of her activities’ in the US, DOJ says

The Department of Justice says Maria Butina gained access to an "extensive network" of influential US individuals through a person denoted in a document as "US Person 1," widely believed to be the GOP strategist Paul Erickson.
Maria Butina.

Indicted Russian national Maria Butina once reportedly tried to quiz a left-leaning civil rights group about its cyber vulnerabilities

Maria Butina, the Russian gun rights activist charged with being a Russian agent, reportedly tried to interview a left-leaning civil rights group in 2017 about its cyber vulnerabilities. Butina's reported outreach could be indicative of Russia's continued efforts to infiltrate US politics.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) speaks during a House Foreign Affairs Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats Subcommittee hearing.

Pro-Russia congressman thinks the indictment of Maria Butina is part of a ‘deep state’ plot against Trump

California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher called the indictment of a Russian national linked to the National Rifle Association "ridiculous" and part of a "deep state" attempt to undermine President Donald Trump's credibility.
Maria Butina.

Grand jury indicts Maria Butina, a Russian national with deep ties to the NRA, for conspiracy and acting as a Russian agent

A grand jury indicted Maria Butina, a Russian gun rights activist with deep ties to the National Rifle Association. Butina is charged with conspiracy against the US and acting as an unregistered agent of the Russian government.
A man with a NRA cap holds his gun while people with their AR-15-style rifles pray during a blessing ceremony at the Sanctuary Church in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania on February 28, 2018.

An NRA-linked Russian national was arrested and charged with spying

Maria Butina, a Russian gun-rights activist with deep ties to the National Rifle Association, was arrested on espionage charges this weekend. Butina is accused of working as a Russian agent at the direction of a high ranking Russian government official believed to be Alexander Torshin.
Demonstrators lie on the ground a 'lie-in' demonstration supporting gun control reform near the White House on February 19, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Australia has nearly eliminated mass shootings — here’s what the US can learn

Australia has had just one mass shooting since 1996, the same year the country passed sweeping regulations on civilian access to guns. Researchers say similar policies could work in the US, especially if laws were instituted at the national level.
Donald Trump Jr.

The FBI has obtained wiretaps of a Putin ally tied to the NRA who met with Trump Jr. during the campaign

Spanish police have given the FBI wiretaps they obtained of Alexander Torshin, a prominent Russian gun rights activist who interacted with Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 US election.
Fox News "The Five" host Greg Gutfeld.

‘Why isn’t this all over the news?’: Fox News commentator lashes out over coverage of a police officer who stopped a school shooting...

Fox News commentator Greg Gutfeld called out other news networks and accused them of bias for not providing coverage of shootings that were prevented.
President Donald Trump

Trump read a CNN story out loud at an NRA rally and praised a judge who questioned Mueller’s intentions

President Donald Trump read a CNN story out loud and praised a judge who questioned special counsel Robert Mueller's authority at a NRA rally on Thursday in Texas.