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 GabbardGabbard hits DNC over poll criteria for debates The Hill's Morning Report: How will Trump be received at G-7? Gabbard, Steyer inch toward making third Democratic debate 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 YangGabbard hits DNC over poll criteria for debates The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch Democratic governors fizzle in presidential race 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 Ann WarrenGabbard hits DNC over poll criteria for debates The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch Keystone XL Pipeline gets nod from Nebraska Supreme Court MORE (D-Mass.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersGabbard hits DNC over poll criteria for debates The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch Keystone XL Pipeline gets nod from Nebraska Supreme Court 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 TrumpThe Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch To ward off recession, Trump should keep his mouth and smartphone shut Trump: 'Who is our bigger enemy,' Fed chief or Chinese leader? 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.