Republican fund-raiser defects to Clinton camp

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a campaign rally in Ashburn, Virginia, on August 2, 2016A prominent Republican activist and fundraiser says she will back Democrat Hillary Clinton for president and give money to her campaign to stop her party’s nominee Donald Trump, repudiating him as a dangerous demagogue. “I will vote for Hillary, I will talk to my Republican friends about helping her, and I will donate to her campaign and try to raise money for her,” Meg Whitman told The New York Times Tuesday. The billionaire Whitman is CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and used to be chief executive of eBay.

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