Deciphering David Keene

What has the NRA leader been up to with the Russians?

Just hours before Labor Day, the New York Times broke a story regarding an illicit business enterprise engaged in by indicted Russian spy Maria Butina, disgraced GOP operative Paul Erickson, NRA board member David Keene, and Keene’s wife Donna. The four were attempting to broker a deal to sell a massive amount of Russian jet fuel using contacts from Ms. Keene’s Rolodex. Butina was to receive a commission of $1 million for her role in the scheme, but things fell apart quickly. Rather than reaching out to Russian energy giant Gazprom for the fuel, Butina…