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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    All I can do is :facepalm:

    Thoughts and Prayers and N.R.A. Funding

    By DAVID LEONHARDT, IAN PRASAD PHILBRICK and STUART A. THOMPSON

    ... Below are the top 10 career recipients of N.R.A. funding – through donations or spending to benefit the candidate – among both current House and Senate members, along with their statements about the Las Vegas massacre. These representatives have a lot to say about it, all the while, they refuse to do anything to avoid the next massacre.

    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/10/04/opinion/thoughts-prayers-nra-funding-senators.html

    Senate

    [​IMG]John McCain
    Ariz.

    “Cindy & I are praying for the victims of the terrible #LasVegasShooting & their families.”
    $7,740,521
    FROM THE N.R.A.

    2.[​IMG]Richard Burr
    N.C.

    “My heart is with the people of Las Vegas and their first responders today. This morning’s tragic violence has absolutely no place here in America.”
    $6,986,620
    FROM THE N.R.A.

    3.[​IMG]Roy Blunt
    Mo.

    “Saddened by the tragic loss of life in #LasVegas. My thoughts are with all of the families affected by this horrific attack.”
    $4,551,146
    FROM THE N.R.A.

    4.[​IMG]Thom Tillis
    N.C.

    “Susan and I send our deepest condolences and prayers to the families of the victims of this horrific and senseless tragedy in Las Vegas.”
    $4,418,012
    FROM THE N.R.A.

    5.[​IMG]Cory Gardner
    Co.

    “My family and I are praying for the families of those injured and killed in Las Vegas last night.”
    $3,879,064
    FROM THE N.R.A.

    6.[​IMG]Marco Rubio
    Fla.

    “I’m praying for all the victims, their families, and our first responders in the #LasVegas #MandalayBay shooting.”
    $3,303,355
    FROM THE N.R.A.

    7.[​IMG]Joni Ernst
    Iowa

    “My prayers are with all of the victims in Las Vegas, and their loved ones affected by this senseless act of violence.”
    $3,124,273
    FROM THE N.R.A.

    8.[​IMG]Rob Portman
    Ohio

    “Jane & I mourn the loss of innocent lives in this horrific attack in Las Vegas last night. We are praying for those taken from us, their families & all those injured in this attack.”
    $3,061,941
    FROM THE N.R.A.

    9.[​IMG]Todd Young
    Ind.

    “We must offer our full support to the victims and their families as our nation mourns.”
    $2,896,732
    FROM THE N.R.A.

    10.[​IMG]Bill Cassidy
    La.

    “Following closely the horrendous act of violence in Las Vegas. Our prayers are with those who were injured, killed and their families.”
    $2,861,047
    FROM THE N.R.A.

    House
    1. [​IMG] French Hill
    Ark.
    “Martha and I are praying for the families and victims of this senseless act of evil. […] We must continue to work together to stop this kind of terror.”
    $1,089,477
    FROM THE N.R.A.
    2. [​IMG] Ken Buck
    Co.
    “I'm praying for all of those impacted by the evil events in Las Vegas last night. Our country must stand together in support of the families of the victims and the community.”
    $800,544
    FROM THE N.R.A.
    3. [​IMG] David Young
    Iowa
    “My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families and friends of the horrific and evil tragedy in Las Vegas.”
    $707,662
    FROM THE N.R.A.
    4. [​IMG] Mike Simpson
    Idaho
    “Though no words can heal our hurt, and no explanation will ever feel sufficient, I pray that all involved may find comfort as we process this devastating tragedy.”
    $385,731
    FROM THE N.R.A.
    5. [​IMG] Greg Gianforte
    Mont.
    No statement released.
    $344,630
    FROM THE N.R.A.
    6. [​IMG] Don Young
    Alaska
    “Anne and I are praying for all those involved or impacted by this heinous act of violence.”
    $245,720
    FROM THE N.R.A.
    7. [​IMG] Lloyd Smucker
    Pa.
    “Horrific act of violence in Las Vegas. Cindy and I pray for the victims, their families, and the first responders.”
    $221,736
    FROM THE N.R.A.
    8. [​IMG] Bruce Poliquin
    Maine
    “My thoughts are with all those effected in the horrifying attacks in Las Vegas. The nation is with you.”
    $201,398
    FROM THE N.R.A.
    9. [​IMG] Pete Sessions
    Tex.
    “My deepest sympathies are with all who were harmed by this horrific tragedy.”
    $158,111
    FROM THE N.R.A.
    10. [​IMG] Barbara Comstock
    Va.
    “I am heartbroken by the mass murder that took place last night in Las Vegas and I am praying for the victims, families, and first responders.”
    $137,232
    FROM THE N.R.A.