Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Becomes First Presidential Candidate to Accept Bitcoin Campaign Donations

22 May 2023

Speaking at the Bitcoin Conference recently, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. became the first presidential candidate to accept Bitcoin campaign donations, reports Moreover, Kennedy previously referred to the digital asset as more than a currency but as an “exercise in democracy.”

The candidate has emerged as a vocal defender of the digital asset industry. Subsequently, amid US regulation in the sector, that remains unclear. As Federal Reserve-issued CBDC is on the horizon, the industry is primed to be a vital aspect of the upcoming elections. 

In recent weeks, former lawyer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has brought digital assets into the political arena. Specifically, he has remained outspoken against government-issued digital assets, and spoken in defense of one of the most important ones.