Twitter founder Jack Dorsey has endorsed pro-crypto Democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
“He can do it and he will do it,” wrote the CEO of Block Inc.. sharing a YouTube clip from Fox News in which Kennedy explains how he plans to beat popular Republican presidential candidates Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump.
—jack (@jack) June 4, 2023
You can do it and you will
When asked by a user if he was “supporting or just predicting?” to Kennedy, Dorsey responded with “both”.
Robert Kennedy is the nephew of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy.and the last member of the Kennedy political dynasty to submit his name to a presidential bid.
Kennedy, environmental and outspoken lawyer critical of vaccines, first announced his presidential campaign on April 19. Kennedy is a strong supporter of cryptocurrencies. During a May 19 speech at the Miami Bitcoin Conference, he told attendees that he would accept donations for his presidential campaign in bitcoin (BTC).
He has described flagship cryptocurrency bitcoin as an “engine of innovation” and criticized central bank digital currencies. as tools that can “greatly magnify the power of government to stifle dissent by cutting off access to funds at the push of a button.”
On May 3, Kennedy also critical the Biden administration’s proposed tax on cryptocurrency mining. He called the proposed 30% tax on energy used by cryptocurrency miners “a bad idea,” stating that while mining energy use was “a concern” it is “somewhat of a stretch.”
According to a Fox News poll from May 27, Kennedy has the support of 16% of Democratic primary voters, which, as Fox points out, is a “sizable chunk” for a primary contender against a sitting president..
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