Leonard Leo, Trump’s legal advisor on the nominations of Supreme Court Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh, funneled dark money to organizations advocating for these nominees.
Evidence shows, to push Gorsuch’s nomination in 2017, at least $950,000 million was moved to the NRA from Leo’s political organization called America Engaged. At the same time, the NRA spent $1 million on TV ads requesting people pressure Democrats to support Gorsuch’s nomination.
While America Engaged has received scant attention, records show it donated $950,000 to the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action in 2017…
The NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action announced in March 2017 that it would spend at least $1 million on television ads pressuring conservative Democrats to support Gorsuch.