Billionaire: Trump & Congress Talking About Bitcoin is Bullish, Not Bearish

At long last, Bitcoin (BTC) has entered the mainstream discourse. Despite it still trading $9,000 shy of its $20,000 all-time high, established in late-2017 on the back of retail hype, the cryptocurrency has become a trendy topic. So trendy, in fact, that American leader Donald Trump decided to comment on Bitcoin and its ilk in…

Could Donald Trump Ban Bitcoin?

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a free newsletter for institutional investors interested in crypto assets. Sign up here. Bitcoin yet again graced global headlines last week, after the…

Why Donald Trump, Ilhan Omar, and “Send Her Back” Are Trending

In just the last 24 hours, there’s been a flurry of news having to do with President Donald Trump, Representative Ilhan Omar, and the words “send her back.” At a rally held by the president on Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, Trump renewed his attacks on four progressive congresswomen, including Omar, while the crown chanted “Send…

Trump sparks condemnation after supporters chant ‘send her back’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“Send her back” chants at Trump rally The row between President Donald Trump and four Democratic congresswomen has escalated after his supporters chanted “send her back” at a campaign rally. The chants followed Mr Trump’s attacks on non-white lawmakers Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna…

Trump Attacks Bitcoin | Is the Digital Coin Immune to His Influence?

When President Donald Trump attacks Bitcoin, what do you expect happens? The coin’s price falls, right? Maybe not so. Last week, Trump attacked Bitcoin on Twitter, and that same day, the coin’s price climbed a little further. Okay, it didn’t exactly shoot for the moon, but it did prove its resilience by climbing and not…

Donald Trump impeachment bid fails in the House

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Trump said impeachment attempts were “ridiculous” A bid to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump has been blocked in the US House of Representatives. Texas Democrat Al Green filed the resolution after the House voted to denounce Mr Trump’s attacks aimed at four US congresswomen as racist. But…

Top GOP Congressman Defies Trump, Says ‘I Like Bitcoin’ : CryptoCurrency

Maybe if you’re transacting in the alternate world of things like the deep web. To interact with the blockchain with every exchange, vendor, etc., now entails them having to collect a significant amount of your information, and of course all your transactions ever are recorded forever in a trail that will always lead back to…

Breaking! 1.8 Million Americans Express Opposition To Trump Administration’s Plan To End Gray Wolf Protection

Close to two million Americans stated their opposition to the Trump administration’s plan to remove endangered species protections from gray wolves in a comment period that closed yesterday. This is one of the largest numbers of comments ever submitted on a federal decision involving endangered species and reflects broad dissatisfaction with the Trump administration’s politically…

Trump tweet row: Don’t take the bait, congresswomen say

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded to the attacks at a press conference on Monday The four US congresswomen attacked by US President Donald Trump in a series of racially charged tweets have dismissed his remarks as a distraction. Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley…

Trump steps up attack on ‘US-hating’ congresswomen

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Trump defends racially charged tweets US President Donald Trump has redoubled his attack on four Democratic congresswomen, accusing them of “hating our country”. “If you are not happy, if you are complaining all the time, you can leave,” he told a heated news conference outside the…