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Nelson Peltz, chief executive officer of Trian Fund Management, at a conference in Laguna Beach, ... [+] California, in 2016. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg © 2016 Bloomberg Finance LP. Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz donated $5,600 to the presidential campaign of Tulsi Gabbard in early January, according to Federal Election Commission filings released Thursday. Peltz’s wife, Claudia, contributed another $5,600, the maximum amount anyone can legally donate. The donations come as something of a surprise, given that Gabbard is polling at less than 2%, has only one other billionaire donor, and is seeking to take the job of President Trump—who Peltz has also backed. Last weekend, ... Full story

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