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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Coughs Up Legal Maximum For Donation To One Democratic Presidential Candidate. Here’s Who It Was.

Isn’t that interesting…

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One of the hot button issues of the day is how much power and influence over political matters social media companies like Facebook and Twitter have, and while that debate rages, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey coughs up the legal maximum donation for one particular Democratic presidential candidate.

Who did he choose?

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard.

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Newly released Federal Election Commission documents show that Dorsey donated $5,600 to Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) — $2,800 toward the primary and $2,800 toward the general election, both federal legal maximums — on June 27.

The donations came one day after Gabbard appeared in the Democratic primary debate, surprising many with a strong performance. Gabbard is currently polling at 1 percent among likely Democratic primary voters.

BuzzFeed editor Katherine Miller first reported on Dorsey’s political contribution.

Knowing who Dorsey and his counterparts politically endorse with money is important in the fight for increased transparency.

Knowing these individuals at the upper echelon of social media companies are openly supporting Democratic candidates with their money is all the more reason they need to keep their platforms open and allow conservatives to share their beliefs and thoughts on important issues of the day.

This establishes that those in charge aren’t trying to completely control the outcome of an election, which is something many of these same individuals accused Trump of doing.

Let’s hope we see increased transparency.

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