After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump repeats many of its longtime positions.
Danny HakimIn call with @NRA chief Wayne LaPierre, Trump said "he was not interested in legislation establishing universal background checks and that his focus would be on the mental health of the gunmen, not their guns." w/ @maggieNYT & @anniekarni
Overuse of antibiotics in livestock has given rise to drug-resistant germs. Drugmakers say they want to be part of the solution. But a recent campaign urged farmers to administer the drugs to healthy animals daily.
Oliver L. North announced that he would not serve a second term as the N.R.A. deals with bitter infighting and a new inquiry into its tax-exempt status.
Danny HakimNYT: Amid power struggle within @NRA, @NewYorkStateAG opens investigation of the group’s tax-exempt status. N.R.A. outside counsel says group "is prepared for this, and has full confidence in its accounting practices and commitment to good governance.”
Bayer AG’s defense of Roundup weed killer may take a hit after an academic journal said Monsanto Co. didn’t fully disclose its involvement in published research finding the herbicide safe.
Danny HakimProminent academic journal issues correction conceding that that "Monsanto Co. didn’t fully disclose its involvement" in articles declaring glyphosate safe. Raises latest questions of transparency in pesticide research.