"I just gave the maximum allowed donation," the early Facebook employee said on Twitter. : Families divided by politics is a now-familiar story. But the Goodlattes are heightening the drama with a Silicon Valley spin. On Twitter on Sunday, tech investor and early Facebook Inc. designer Bobby Goodlatte threw his support to the Democrat running for his Republican father’s congressional seat. I just gave the maximum allowed donation to Jennifer Lewis, a democrat running for my father's congressional seat. I've also gotten 5 other folks to commit to donate the max.