Greetings, and thanks for making time for Puck during an absolutely insane week of news.
Today, I’m offering up something a little different: A look inside the Rockbridge Network, a powerful Republican fundraising community with ties to Peter Thiel and Rebekah Mercer that I think augurs a new era in political giving for the American right. For subscribers, I’ve got a bunch of exclusive details—on their most recent summit, their plans for 2024, etcetera—that I hope will demystify the stealthy donor network.
But first, a few notes on the 2024 money race, and an update on the S.B.F. trial…
Larry Ellison’s exclusive comments on Tim Scott (sorta): There’s been plenty of alarmed chatter in Scott world, and a mood of “somber realism,” following the Monday announcement that...
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The secretive, Trump-friendly, Silicon Valley-inflected donor alliance is less interested in the Republican primary than in redpilling techies into MAGA populism, hyping Tucker’s new mediaco, and moving millions to the G.O.P. grassroots—the latest effort to replace the Koch-era coalition with something younger and edgier.
Last weekend in Dallas, some of the country’s top conservative donors, including Paul Singer and Ken Griffin, filed into a meeting of the American Opportunity Alliance, at one of billionaire Harlan Crow’s properties, to discuss the Republican presidential primary. But the more interesting, and far more clandestine, meeting occurred...
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