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Bloomberg: Breitbart Money Man Mercer Steps Back From RenTech, Not Politics

Robert Mercer, the hedge fund titan who financed the nationalist movement that elected President Trump, stepped down from the helm of his investment firm amid intense criticism. But that doesn’t mean he’s finished with politics. Mercer is limiting his duties to research at the firm partly to allow him to increase his political involvement unencumbered by his business responsibilities, said a person familiar with the matter.

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Erik Prince, Blackwater Founder, Weighs Primary Challenge to Wyoming Republican

From Jeremy Peters in the New York Times: Erik Prince, the founder of the security contractor Blackwater, is seriously considering a Republican primary challenge for a Senate seat in Wyoming, potentially adding a high-profile contender to a fledgling drive to oust establishment lawmakers with insurgents in the mold of President Trump.

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 08: Donald Trump greets supporters outside of Trump Towers in Manhattan October 8, 2016 in New York City. The Donald Trump campaign has faced numerous calls for him to step aside after a recording from 2005 revealed lewd comments Trump made about women. (Photo by …

WASH POST: GOP Donors Robert and Rebekah Mercer Stand by Donald Trump

If Mr. Trump had told Billy Bush, whoever that is, earlier this year that he was for open borders, open trade, and executive actions in pursuit of gun control, we would certainly be rethinking our support for him. If he had admitted to Mr. Bush that he had profited privately by allowing the sale to Russia of 20% of US uranium…

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Under the Bus: Ted Cruz’s Biggest Donors Cut Ties

In an extraordinary public rebuke, two influential donors who were among the biggest supporters of Senator Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign excoriated Mr. Cruz on Saturday for his decision not to endorse Donald J. Trump at the Republican National Convention.