Tech investor Thiel to donate $1.25 million to Trump campaign

Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel speaks at the Republican National Convention in ClevelandBy Malathi Nayak NEW YORK (Reuters) – Silicon Valley heavyweight Peter Thiel will give $1.25 million as his first donation in support of Donald Trump’s campaign after endorsing the U.S. Republican presidential candidate earlier this year, a spokesman for the investor said on Sunday. The donation will be made through a combination of political action committee donations and money directly to the campaign, the spokesman said.

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