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A famous Silicon Valley startup factory says it won't fire investor Peter Thiel for supporting Trump

Sam Altman, president of buzzy Silicon Valley startup factory Y Combinator, has rejected calls for him to quit working with investor Peter Thiel over Thiel's support for Donald Trump. Over the weekend, news broke that Thiel, a part-time partner at Y Combinator and member of Facebook's board, is donating $1.25 million (£1 million) to the Republican nominee's for president, even as Trump battles multiple allegations of sexual misconduct following the publication of a recording in which he bragged about groping women without their consent.
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