Steve Bannon, a former adviser to US President Donald trump, held meetings with hedge funds and private investors, discussing with them the possibility of holding a primary supply of coins (ICO) for his company Bannon & Company. It is reported by The New York Times.
Bannon declined to disclose details about the results of the negotiations out of fear that his controversial reputation might hurt future plans. However, the former Advisor admitted that stores some portion of their savings in bitcoin. Moreover, he believes that cryptocurrencies challenge powerful institutions and individuals engaged in “destructive populism”.
“They [cryptocurrency] take away control from the Central government. It is a revolutionary”, — said the politician and investor.
Also the edition notes that Bannon is interested in the digital currencies at least 2016. However the General public about his addiction became known only in 2017, after’bannon left the White house.
This year, he said that the blockchain technology gives people the “true freedom”. Speaking about prominent figures in the world of cryptocurrencies, Steve Bannon, said:
“These guys are prophets”
Earlier, the former adviser said that helping other people to create their own cryptocurrency. In addition, Bannon has even considered creating its own digital currency called “coin-an outcast” (‘deplorables coin’). It is the “rogue” called Hillary Clinton supporters Donald trump.
Earlier, former adviser to trump Gary Cohn expressed confidence that in the future there should appear a global cryptocurrency, but it won’t be bitcoin.