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Bitcoin as a Campaign Weapon: Trump’s Bet on Crypto Appeal

Published 06/15/2024, 04:31 PM
Updated 06/15/2024, 05:15 PM
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  • Donald Trump has once again made public his support for Bitcoin and crypto.
  • Trump promised to “end Joe Biden’s war on crypto.”
  • The former president plans to make the U.S. a Bitcoin mining hub.

Former President Donald J. Trump is again leveraging cryptocurrency in his 2024 campaign, vowing to “end Joe Biden’s war on crypto” and ensure Bitcoin’s future is “made in America.”

This marks a notable shift for Trump, who has historically expressed skepticism about digital assets prior to his Presidential campaign.

Amid cheers from his supporters, Trump said:

“I will end Joe Biden’s war on crypto, and we will ensure that the future of Bitcoin will be made in America.”

Notably, the former president has utilized cryptocurrency as a new line of attack against incumbent President Joe Biden in his campaign for re-election. Trump has repeatedly declared an interest in crypto after years of skepticism.

The former presid…

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