Bitcoin advocate Caitlin Long says President Donald Trump’s staff is misleading him.
After Trump unexpectedly blasted cryptocurrencies via Twitter on Thursday, Long, a Wall Street veteran and the head of Wyoming’s Blockchain Task Force, responded, saying his views “are just wrong.” Trump says he’s not a fan of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies “which are not money”, “based on thin air” and “can facilitate unlawful behavior, including drug trade and other illegal activity.”
Trump did not mention any positive use cases for cryptocurrencies.
Long responded by spotlighting the progress that has been made in crypto-friendly Wyoming.
“Wyoming, the state that gave you the highest margin of victory in 2016 (even bigger than Reagan),…