Jack Dorsey maxes out donations to Tulsi Gabbard presidential bid

Jack Dorsey maxes out donations to Tulsi Gabbard presidential bid
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey donated the maximum legal amount to Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardHarris faces biggest moment in spotlight yet Ocasio-Cortez slams Tulsi Gabbard for amplifying ballot harvesting video Republicans call on DOJ to investigate Netflix over 'Cuties' film 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. 


Dorsey also contributed $1,000 to former tech executive Andrew YangAndrew YangPelosi spars with CNN's Blitzer over COVID-19 aid: 'You really don't know what you're talking about' The shape of guaranteed income Biden's latest small business outreach is just ... awful 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 WarrenAll fracked up: Biden's Keystone State breakdown What do Google, banks and chicken salad have in common? Final debate: War Admiral vs. Seabiscuit MORE (D-Mass.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersOcasio-Cortez says Democrats must focus on winning White House for Biden All fracked up: Biden's Keystone State breakdown The Memo: Five reasons why Trump could upset the odds 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 TrumpFox News president, top anchors advised to quarantine after coronavirus exposure: report Six notable moments from Trump and Biden's '60 Minutes' interviews Biden on attacks on mental fitness: Trump thought '9/11 attack was 7/11 attack' 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.