NRA Legal Bills Raise ‘All Sorts of Red Flags’
Meanwhile, numerous legal ethics experts who reviewed the memo told The Daily Beast they found it astonishing, especially for a nonprofit—and the kind of thing that could draw attention from the IRS. “Ninety-seven thousand dollars a day for seven days a week of relatively undefined legal services seems awfully questionable,” said Brendan Fischer, an attorney at the Campaign Legal Center who focuses on the ethics of money in politics. “And based on the memo, the legal representation started with one relatively defined purpose and has apparently exceeded the scope of the original representation.”
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