Jack Dorsey maxes out donations to Tulsi Gabbard presidential bid

Jack Dorsey maxes out donations to Tulsi Gabbard presidential bid
© Greg Nash

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey donated the maximum legal amount to Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardFinancial firms facing serious hacking threat in COVID-19 era Gabbard drops defamation lawsuit against Clinton It's as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process MORE's 2020 presidential campaign. 

He gave $2,800 to the Hawaii Democrat in June, a Federal Election Commission (FEC) filing shows. 

Dorsey is also the chief executive of microblogging website Square, which he listed as his employer. 

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Dorsey also contributed $1,000 to former tech executive Andrew YangAndrew YangBiden campaign to take over 'Supernatural' star's Instagram for interview Hillicon Valley: Justice Department announces superseding indictment against WikiLeaks' Assange | Facebook ad boycott gains momentum | FBI sees spike in coronavirus-related cyber threats | Boston city government bans facial recognition technology The Hill's Campaign Report: Progressives feel momentum after primary night MORE in March, according to an FEC filing

A Twitter spokesman declined to comment, saying the company does not comment on personal giving. 

The Hill has also reached out to the Gabbard campaign and Square for comment. 

Dorsey's contribution comes at a time when big tech faces scrutiny from both sides of the aisle. Candidates including Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenDemocrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' Pharma pricing is a problem, but antitrust isn't the (only) solution The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic Unity Taskforce unveils party platform recommendations MORE (D-Mass.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump glosses over virus surge during Florida trip The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Fauci says focus should be on pausing reopenings rather than reverting to shutdowns; WHO director pleads for international unity in pandemic response Ex-Sanders aide says Biden unity task forces need to go farther MORE (I-Vt.) are among those who have called for the break up of major technology companies such as Facebook.

Politico reported that Gabbard is among those who have advocated Facebook's breakup.  

President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' Trump confirms 2018 US cyberattack on Russian troll farm Trump tweets his support for Goya Foods amid boycott MORE and his allies, meanwhile, have accused social media giants of minimizing conservative voices. 

Gabbard is among more than two dozen people vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.