In the middle of the election campaign, Donald Trump is inviting Bitcoin miners to his house at Mar-a-Lago

The former president of the United States has invited executives of American bitcoin mining companies to his home in Mar-a-Lago, Florida. He is increasingly positioning himself as a candidate in favor of the sector.

Donald Trump is pushing his pro-crypto position a little more. The former President of the United States and now a candidate for the 2024 US election met with several Bitcoin miners at Mar-a-Lago in Florida on Tuesday (June 11th).

“I just met a person who is a big fan of Bitcoin and loves what we’re doing at Cleanspark in Georgia, Mississippi and Wyoming,” said Matthew Schult, the company’s co-founder and executive chairman.

Cleanspark is developing infrastructure for “responsible” Bitcoin mining. The former president also met with Jason Les, CEO of Riot Platforms, an investment and development company specializing in bitcoin mining.

According to Bloomberg, Donald Trump told his guests that he loves and understands cryptocurrencies and that he will defend the interests of bitcoin miners in the White House. In a post published on his social network “Truth” on June 12, Donald Trump praised cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin in particular.

Account screenshot "Truth" by Donald J. Trump.
Screenshot of Donald J. Trump’s “Truth” account. © @realDonaldTrump

“Vote Trump! Bitcoin mining could be our last line of defense against CBDC (central bank digital currency, ed.). Biden’s hatred of bitcoin only helps China, Russia and the radical communist left We want all remaining bitcoins produced in the U.S. it will help us be energetically dominant!!!”

The former president appears to be increasingly emphasizing his taste for digital assets as part of his presidential campaign to appeal to new voters. Now accepting cryptocurrency donations.

As for the crypto sector, it is increasing donations to support candidates deemed favorable to digital assets. Global exchange platform Coinbase also announced on its website on June 3 that it has donated $25 million to Fairshake SuperPAC (an independent pro-crypto group) to try to influence US policy in favor of cryptocurrencies.

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