US Republicans under Trump include crypto in official party platform

US Republicans under Trump include crypto in official party platform

The Republican National Committee (RNC) in the United States has passed a draft of a policy platform that includes advocating for cryptocurrencies and Bitcoinmining. According to a July 8 update to Republican frontrunner Donald Trump’s campaign website, the RNC draft included a shift in the official party’s policy, naming crypto as one of the ways Republicans intend to “champion innovation” in the U.S. economy. The platform claimed that Democrats had engaged in an “unlawful” crackdown on crypto and vowed to …