The National Rifle Association (NRA) on Wednesday issued its first public response to the Democratic sweep of Virginia’s General Assembly the night before, invoking former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the unusually prominent influence of gun-control groups.
“As if [Virginia] Gov. Northam’s legacy of ineptitude wasn’t enough, Virginians are about to experience life under a distant tycoon’s thumb,” the organization said, referring to Bloomberg and the group he founded, Everytown for Gun Safety. “Candidates who proudly accepted Bloomberg’s cash—and every voter they misled—will soon realize the cost of being beholden to a Manhattan billionaire who despises Virginians’ right to self-defense.”
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