Twitter founder and present CEO of fintech agency Block Inc., Jack Dorsey has thrown his weight behind pro-crypto Democrat presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
“He can and will,” wrote Dorsey, sharing a YouTube clip from Fox News, that includes Kennedy explaining how he plans to beat common Republican presidential candidates Ron De Santis and Donald Trump.
He can and can https://t.co/zrKLc2BKhz
— jack (@jack) June 4, 2023
When a person requested if he was “endorsing or just predicting?” Kennedy, Dorsey replied with “both.”
Robert Kennedy is the nephew of the United States’ thirty fifth President John F. Kennedy, and the newest member from the Kennedy households’ political dynasty to put their title up for a presidential bid.
Kennedy, an environmental lawyer and outspoken anti-vaccine advocate, first introduced his presidential marketing campaign on April 19. Notably, Kennedy is a powerful supporter of cryptocurrencies. During a May 19 keynote speech on the Bitcoin Miami Conference, he instructed attendees that he would settle for donations for his presidential marketing campaign in Bitcoin (BTC).
He has described the flagship cryptocurrency Bitcoin as an “innovation engine” and criticized Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) as instruments that may “vastly magnify the government’s power to suffocate dissent by cutting off access to funds with a keystroke.”
On May 3, Kennedy additionally condemned the Biden administration’s proposed tax on crypto mining. He known as the proposed 30% tax on vitality utilized by crypto miners “a bad idea,” and claimed that whereas mining’s vitality use was “a concern” it’s “somewhat overstated.” ‘
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According to a May 27 ballot from Fox News, Kennedy instructions help from 16% of the Democratic major voters, which as Fox notes, is a “sizable chunk” for a major challenger towards an incumbent president.
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