National Press Club

Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel

October 31, 2016 11:00 AM

Location: Holeman Lounge

This event is open only to members of The National Press Club and credentialed press.

Livestream will begin October 31 at 11:00am EDT.

Billionaire venture capitalist and entrepreneur Peter Thiel has rocked Silicon Valley with his support for Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump. Thiel will discuss that political endorsement and the 2016 election at a National Press Club speakers newsmaker event on Monday Oct. 31.

Thiel, who co-founded PayPal and Palantir Technologies Inc., endorsed Trump at the Republican National Convention in July and pledged a $1.25 million campaign donation in support of the candidate.

Remarks begin at 11 a.m. in the Holeman Lounge, followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 12 p.m. The event is open to Press Club members and guests and to credentialed press.

Follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #NPCLive, or on Facebook at ( and Twitter (@PressClubDC). Submit questions for speakers in advance – type THIEL in the subject line and send to before 9 a.m. on the day of event. Questions can also be sent during the live event via @QNPCLunch on Twitter.

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