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Elon Musk Invites Presidential Hopeful Kennedy For Twitter Chat, Talks On Bitcoin?

source-logo  coingape.com  + 1 more 02 June 2023 15:24, UTC

Crypto News: In a surprising turn of events, Elon Musk, the eccentric billionaire and Dogecoin fanatic, has extended an invitation to 2024 presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for a Twitter Spaces interview. This move comes after the billionaire Tesla CEO had a similar session with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to kickstart his presidential campaign.

Musk Asks Kennedy For Twitter Spaces

The scion of the Kennedy political dynasty, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., has embarked on a longshot campaign for the Democratic nomination for president. A staunch Bitcoin supporter, the 69-year-old presidential hopeful has raised eyebrows in the crypto space with his outspoken affection towards cryptocurrencies and criticism of government-backed central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).

Known for his anti-establishment and anti-vaccination stance, Kennedy has now added his opposition to CBDCs to his political repertoire. His latest quote on the matter expresses concern over the government’s potential control and surveillance over US citizens, stating:

That is why I oppose CBDCs, which will vastly magnify the government’s power to suffocate dissent by cutting off access to funds with a keystroke.

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Elon Musk Playing Safe With Interviews?

Elon Musk, who is a prominent figure in the crypto community and has often expressed his affinity for the meme currency Dogecoin, has shown keen interest in the upcoming U.S. elections. Some speculate that Musk’s recent requests for Twitter Spaces interviews with political figures are part of an image-cleaning process, allowing him to demonstrate impartiality by engaging with candidates from both major parties.

Would you like to do a Spaces discussion with me next week?

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 2, 2023

While Musk’s invitation to Robert F. Kennedy Jr. holds promise for an engaging discussion on the intersection of cryptocurrency and politics, there hasn’t been any response from either Kennedy or his team. In the wake of this crypto news, the community eagerly awaits a potential response from the Democratic candidate, as it could shed further light on his stance on digital currencies and the broader implications for the financial landscape.

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