• Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has publicly confirmed his significant cryptocurrency holdings after initially attributing them to his wife.
• During his keynote address at Bitcoin 2023 in Miami, he expressed admiration for BTC and announced that his campaign would accept Bitcoin donations.
• A financial disclosure reveals that Kennedy’s family possesses a Bitcoin holding valued between $100,001 and $250,000 in a brokerage account as of June 30.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Cryptocurrency Holdings
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., the Democratic presidential candidate, has now confirmed his significant cryptocurrency holdings despite initial confusion surrounding the ownership of Bitcoin. His campaign also assures this does not constitute a conflict of interest.
Keynote Address at Bitcoin 2023
Kennedy’s keynote address at the Bitcoin 2023 conference in Miami highlighted the need to support and safeguard its network while announcing that his campaign will accept Bitcoin donations. He personally clarified to attendees present that he is not invested in it and does not offer any investment advice although he expressed admiration for it.
A financial disclosure obtained by CNBC reveals that Kennedy’s family possesses a Bitcoin holding valued between $100,001 and $250,000 in a brokerage account as of June 30th This income from this purchase is less than $201 according to reports from Kucinich who further clarifies there is no conflict of interest here with regards to Kennedy’s role if he were to become president .
Confusion Around Ownership
The initial confusion surrounding ownership arose when Kennedy’s campaign initially claimed the investments belonged exclusively to his wife Cheryl Hines who is well-known for her role on “Curb Your Enthusiasm.“ However, they later admitted their error and confirmed it was indeed owned by Robert F. Kennedy Jr himself only after the report was published confirming so via financial disclosures documents .
Kennedy’s Stance on Bitcoin
On Twitter , Kennedy made an announcement where he said: „As president I will make sure your right to use and hold bitcoin is inviolable…Bitcoin points the way toward a future in which government institutions are more transparent“. This highlights just how committed he is towards supporting cryptocurrency initiatives should be become President of The United States .