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Peter Thiel is moving out of Silicon Valley and might leave Facebook's board after his relationship with Mark Zuckerberg soured over his support of Trump

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Venture capitalist Peter Thiel is moving to Los Angeles and considering leaving Facebook's board of directors, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Thiel's political leanings came under fire from many in Silicon Valley following the US presidential election, due to his open support for President Trump.
Despite saying he wouldn't voluntarily leave Facebook's board in 2017, people close to Thiel told the Journal that his thoughts have changed in recent months as he's grown frustrated with Silicon Valley's culture.
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Netflix's CEO reportedly offered to resign from Facebook's board after slamming Peter Thiel's support of Trump - but Mark Zuckerberg said 'no'

Netflix's CEO reportedly offered to resign from Facebook's board after slamming Peter Thiel's support of Trump - but Mark Zuckerberg said 'no'

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings reportedly offered to resign from Facebook's board over his disagreement with Peter Thiel's support of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg declined Hastings' offer to resign.
Thiel is reportedly scaling back his involvement in Silicon Valley and moving his investment firms to Los Angeles, where he plans to build a "right-leaning media outlet."
In August of last year, The New York Times reported that, in 2016, Peter Thiel's support of then-presidential candidate...
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