史蒂夫班农, 前首席策略师于中美. 总裁唐纳德·特朗普, confirmed Wednesday that he wants to launch a cryptocurrency of its own.
说起 CNBC on Wednesday, the Breitbart co-founder said “they’re the future,” 补充说 “we’re working on some tokens now, 实用令牌, potentially, for the populist movement on a worldwide basis.”
Bannon first hinted at the idea in June, though at the time he was hesitant about revealing too much about his cryptocurrency plans, according to the New York Times.
He did contemplate naming his token the “deplorables coin” 当时, referencing a term used by former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to describe Trump’s supporters during the 2016 presidential campaign.
On Wednesday, Bannon spoke about the cryptocurrency space more broadly as well, 话 “I think these cryptocurrencies have a huge aspect in the future. 明显, there’s problems in the markets, problems about what it’s used for.”
话虽如此, he said most ICOs have been disasters. 因此, Bannon insisted the product he and his team are currently working on “have to be quality.”
Bannon also commented on a few other cryptocurrencies in the markets already, 话, “I like bitcoin. I own bitcoin,” but saying he does not own any ethers.
史蒂夫班农 image from CNBC
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