Lisa Lerer

FILE – Peter Thiel in Manhattan on Jan. 7, 2016. Thiel, one of Donald Trump’s biggest donors in 2016, has re-emerged as a prime financier of the Make America Great Again movement. (Andrew White/The New York Times) XNYT27 XNYT27

The right’s would-be kingmaker

Billionaire Peter Thiel, who sat out the 2020 presidential race, has reemerged as a key financier of the Make America Great Again movement.