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Trump campaign now accepting bitcoin, ether, and other cryptocurrency donations

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Former President Donald J. Trump Embraces Crypto Donations for Presidential Campaign

Former President Donald J. Trump has made a bold move in the world of political fundraising by announcing his support for cryptocurrency donations on his campaign website. This decision marks a significant shift in the way presidential candidates are engaging with the digital currency community.

According to the website, supporters can now donate fiat or select from a variety of cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, Rippleā€™s XRP, Ethereum, Dogecoin, Solaba, SHIB, and Cardano. The donations will be made to joint fundraising committees organized by the Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC).

In a statement on the site, it was highlighted that President Trump’s embrace of cryptocurrency for donations is a groundbreaking move in the political landscape. This decision comes after Trump promised to allow crypto donations in a recent speech, emphasizing the importance of crypto as a political issue in the upcoming presidential race.

The move to accept cryptocurrency donations is not unique to Trump, as other candidates such as Robert F. Kennedy Jr. have also announced their acceptance of bitcoin donations. This trend can be traced back to 2016 when Senator Rand Paul sought bitcoin donations during his presidential campaign.

With this new development, Trump aims to “build a crypto army” ahead of the upcoming election, allowing supporters to contribute to his campaign using their preferred digital currency. This move signals a growing acceptance and integration of cryptocurrency into mainstream political fundraising efforts.

As the presidential race heats up, it will be interesting to see how other candidates respond to this shift towards cryptocurrency donations and how it will impact the overall fundraising landscape in the political arena.

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