DeSantis Joins 2024 Presidential Race, Blasts Biden and Promises to Protect Bitcoin

DeSantis Joins 2024 Presidential Race, Blasts Biden and Promises to Protect Bitcoin

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declares his candidacy for the 2024 US presidential election during a virtual discussion with Elon Musk on Twitter Spaces, challenging Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Nikki Haley, and Vivek Ramaswamy.

Within a virtual discussion with Twitter’s proprietor Elon Musk (Tesla & SpaceX CEO) on Wednesday, governor Ron DeSantis of Florida declared that he is throwing his hat into the ring for the presidency of the  United States in 2024. DeSantis will confront the reigning president Joe Biden in addition to the existing presidential candidates: Donald Trump, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Nikki Haley, and Vivek Ramaswamy.

DeSantis Reveals Presidential Aspirations

Florida’s incumbent Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, has set his sights on the presidency, announcing his candidacy for the following United States election. Challenging the present Democratic leader, Joe Biden, DeSantis revealed his political ambitions within a Twitter Spaces event alongside Elon Musk. Taking to Twitter, DeSantis further emphasized his intentions, declaring, “I’m running for president to lead our great American comeback.” The Florida governor likewise shared a video that says:

Our border is a catastrophe. Felony infests our cities. The federal Government makes it harder for families to make ends meet. And the president flounders.

Unsurprisingly, DeSantis’ decision to unveil his presidential aspirations alongside Elon Musk (Tesla & SpaceX CEO) on Twitter platform Spaces drew its fair share of criticism. To make matters worse, technical hiccups and sudden livestream disruptions plagued the event, rendering parts of the notice nearly unbearable to endure. Addressing Musk, the determined candidate asserted, “American decline is not inevitable, it is a choice, we should choose a new direction — a path that will lead to American revitalization.”

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The Republican’s Twitter event with Musk comes after the footsteps of Democratic contender Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Republican hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy, both announcing their acceptance of Bitcoin (BTC) (BTC) for campaign contributions. Although while DeSantis as of now does not accept Bitcoin (BTC), he has expressed positive sentiments toward the technology, setting him apart from Biden and Trump. In reality, he has voiced his support for implementing a Florida-based system that harnesses the  capacity of digital currency assets for paying state charges on two separate occasions.

At the end of December 2021, DeSantis introduced his “Freedom 1st Budget,” outlining intends to set up a dedicated department in Florida for handling state charges using digital currency assets. By March 2022, DeSantis provided an update, expressing his team’s efforts in exploring avenues to enable enterprises to settle their tax obligations with Bitcoin (BTC) (BTC). Back then, DeSantis asserted:

There is a difference betwixt a decentralized digital digital currency like Bitcoin (BTC) and what some are talking about doing at the federal level to transform United States dollars into basically a digital currency.

Another Four Years of Biden Could End up Killing Bitcoin, Reveals DeSantis

Along with his comments about Bitcoin (BTC), the governor of Florida has taken a bold stance by prohibiting the use of monetary authority digital currencies (CBDCs) within the state. Defending this decision, DeSantis highlighted the  capacity dangers associated with CBDCs, emphasizing concerns about invasions of privacy and centralized control over individuals’ financial transactions. The legislation enacting Florida’s CBDC ban is set to go into effect on July 1, 2023, as outlined in the legislation’s summary. During the Twitter Spaces conversation, DeSantis stated that he would fight against a CBDC on the national level if he was president.

DeSantis promised to guard people’s rights to use Bitcoin (BTC) (BTC) and he believes another four years of Biden will hurt the leading cryptocurrency investment. “ Bitcoin (BTC) represents a threat to them,” DeSantis stated. “They’re attempting to regulate it out of existence. The present regime they have it out for Bitcoin (BTC). And if it continues  for another four years, they’ll probably end up killing it.” The politician from Florida continued by asserting that America was veering off course and heading down a misguided path.

“We know our country’s going in the wrong direction. We see it with our own eyes. And we feel it in our bones. Our president, while he lacks vigor, flounders in the face of our nation’s challenges and he takes his cues from the woke mob,” DeSantis stated during the Twitter Spaces event.


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