New York Daily News: The billionaire GOP patron behind Trump’s social media bot army

New York Daily News: The billionaire GOP patron behind Trump’s social media bot army. “A GOP donor who once had ties to IBM is the man behind the millions of Twitter bots President Trump counts on as followers who could be employed to target voters with misleading or fake news on social media. In order for it to work, the scheme relies on the quiet guidance of Robert Mercer, a reclusive Republican mega-donor and staunch Trump supporter, sources told the Daily News.”