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Donald Trump Officially Accepts Bitcoin, XRP, SHIB Donations

Former United States President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has taken a significant step by announcing its acceptance of cryptocurrency donations. This move shows the difference between the Trump campaign and the current administration’s stance on cryptocurrencies.

The current administration, led by President Joe Biden, with prominent figures like Senator Elizabeth Warren, has advocated for stricter regulations and even bans on cryptocurrencies.

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Trump’s Support for Cryptocurrencies

Trump’s campaign website shared the news in a press release, stating that supporters can now donate in eight different cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC), Shiba Inu (SHIB), XRP (XRP), Solana (SOL), Ethereum (ETH), USD Coin (USDC), Dogecoin (DOGE), and 0x (ZRX). Donations can be made in any amount, or supporters can choose from predefined options that represent key parts of the Donald Trump campaign.

Supporters can donate $20.24 or $2,024, which represents the year Trump hopes to win the election, or $45.47 and $4,547, which represent his former role as the 45th president and his potential future role as the 47th president of the U.S. The campaign has partnered with San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase to facilitate the donations.

Trump’s Fulfilled Promise

This move is unsurprising, given Trump’s history of supporting innovation and freedom. During his presidency, he appointed crypto-friendly executives to key positions and included some in his cabinet.

Trump’s support for crypto has been consistent, and he has made promises to ensure the asset’s growth and stability. Earlier this month, he emphasized his commitment to supporting crypto. This stance is in stark contrast to the current administration’s efforts to regulate and restrict the use of cryptocurrencies.

Trump’s acceptance of cryptocurrency donations is a significant move for his campaign and the fulfillment of his promise from early May. This move opens up new avenues for fundraising and support and shows a willingness to embrace innovation and technology, which may appeal to younger voters.

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This move is likely to resonate with crypto enthusiasts and supporters of innovation, who see Trump as a beacon of hope for the growth and development of the cryptocurrency market. A Trump-controlled White House and prominent figures like John Deaton in the Senate could be the catalyst the crypto market needs to reach new heights.

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As the campaign season heats up, it will be interesting to see how this move impacts Trump’s chances and how the Democratic party responds to this new development.


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Tobi Loba
Tobi Loba
Tobi Loba is a passionate writer with a vast interest in the stock market. She joined the crypto ecosystem about three years ago and has written lots of ebooks and articles in relation to cryptocurrency and blockchain projects. Tobi Loba earned her degree at the University of Ibadan.
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