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The National Rifle Association is responding to a request from a top congressional Democrat over foreign funding amid questions about its possible role in Russia's 2016 election meddling. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton speaks during the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting in Houston, the same year he recorded a promotional video for a Russian gun rights group with ties to the NRA. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian politician Alexander Torshin, standing next to then-Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, attends a ceremony at the Kremlin in 2011. Torshin is a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and says he met Donald Trump through the group in 2015. Konstantin Zavrazhin/Getty Images hide caption

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Depth Of Russian Politician's Cultivation Of NRA Ties Revealed

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