The Facebook board member will be a Trump delegate to this summer's Republican National Convention, representing California's 12th district.
Thiel may also find himself a lonely voice in the investment community. John Doerr of Kleiner Perkins is a well-known Hillary Clinton supporter. So is Laurene Powell Jobs, wife of the late Steve Jobs. And while Marc Andreessen has given to both Republicans and Democrats over the years, the night Trump effectively won the Republican nomination, he tweeted the following Clinton pledge: #ImWithHer
Investor Peter Thiel Will Be a California Delegate for Trump [Issie Lapowsky/Wired]
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