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Apple’s Tim Cook will host fundraiser for House Speaker Paul Ryan

Politico reports that Cook will co-host the June 28 breakfast in Menlo Park with Apple treasurer Gary Wipfler. Ryan needs money for his own campaign and for a joint fundraising committee to help other GOP House members. Cook is looking for stronger influence with Republicans in Washington.  The fundraiser isn’t an official Apple event, but it … Continue reading “Apple’s Tim Cook will host fundraiser for House Speaker Paul Ryan”

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Politico reports that Cook will co-host the June 28 breakfast in Menlo Park with Apple treasurer Gary Wipfler. Ryan needs money for his own campaign and for a joint fundraising committee to help other GOP House members. Cook is looking for stronger influence with Republicans in Washington. 

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The fundraiser isn’t an official Apple event, but it might as well be–Cook and Wipfler are clearly acting on the company’s behalf. Cook was involved in a similar fundraiser for Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) last August. 

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