[Ed. – Good luck with that.]
Weinstein told the paper that he was taking a leave of absence from his company in order to focus, in part, on his political goals. “I am going to need a place to channel that anger so I’ve decided that I’m going to give the NRA my full attention,” Weinstein wrote in a statement to the paper.
He added: “I hope [NRA executive] Wayne LaPierre will enjoy his retirement party. …”
Weinstein was a strong supporter of Hillary Clinton’s recent presidential run and donated to her political campaigns about 10 times between 1999 and 2016, according to a review of campaign finance records. …
He also hosted fundraisers benefiting Barack Obama’s reelection campaign in 2012 and donated several times to his campaign in 2011 and 2012. Weinstein was considered a “bundler” for Obama’s campaign, as he raised $679,275 for it.