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Tech Insider Explains Why Some in Silicon Valley Are Turning to Trump

Tech Insider Explains Why Some in Silicon Valley Are Turning to Trump

In his 2021 book, “The Wires of War,” Mr. Helberg detailed his concerns about the former president, during and after his first administration when he was working on disinformation and foreign interference at Google.

“After Biden’s victory, millions of Americans—egged on by Trump—indulged in unwarranted conspiracy theories claiming that Trump had in fact won,” wrote Mr. Helberg, at that time the co-chair of the Brookings Institution’s China Strategy Initiative, when describing efforts in Silicon Valley to fight what he called “domestic disinformation.”

He was a bundler for Pete Buttigieg’s presidential run during the 2020 cycle.

Yet in recent weeks, Mr. Helberg, now an adviser to Palantir CEO Alex Karp, has come forward as a vocal supporter of former President Trump. In May, the Washington Post publicized his $1 million donation to the Trump campaign.

“I am far from ruling out additional support for President Trump,” Mr. Helberg told The Epoch Times.

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(Illustration by The Epoch Times, Shutterstock, Getty Images)



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