Florida’s current governor announced his bid for the 2024 U.S. presidency during a Twitter Space with Elon Musk and rounded off with remarks on the cryptocurrency.
Ron DeSantis, the current governor of Florida has officially thrown his hat in the 2024 United States presidential ring and has notably promised to “protect” Bitcoin
if he gets the job.
Twitter boss Elon Musk joined DeSantis and around 520,000 live listeners in the Twitter broadcast of his announcement which was moderated by venture capitalist David Sacks.
“As president, we’ll protect the ability to do things like Bitcoin,” said DeSantis. He added “there’s risks involved with it” but the people interested in the cryptocurrency “are sophisticated” and “can make decisions.”
DeSantis’ called those on Capital Hill “central planners” that “want to have control over society.”
“Bitcoin represents a threat to them, so they’re trying to regulate it out of existence,” he said.
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