The end of 2016 after the U.S. presidential election, and bitcoin blockchain emerge
With the U.S. presidential election heats up, the editorial department of CoinDesk began to doubt: considering the distrust between banks and financial companies, bitcoin and block chain will become the election?
The answer is negative, the real debate and the two party candidates can not participate in this topic.
CoinDesk spent a lot of time in the past year and a half, attention between Democrat Barack Hilllary Clinton and Republican John Donald Trump’s campaign. But the result is in vain, call the two candidates were in the Broolyn and Manhattan headquarters did not get a reply.
In the election policy statement Clinton, said only a perfunctory digital technology, in the months after her senior campaign officials said digital currency is too free, can not accept. HopeHicks spokesman also said in a talk on this subject, which reflects Clinton’s campaign team to achieve this goal to some extent.
Kentucky Senator RandPaul talked openly about bitcoin, but the Liberal Party presidential candidate GaryJohnson has done so, they all accept digital monetary donations. (we also asked the candidate JillStein ideas, but no reply).
However, during the campaign, we can still see the Congress is trying to push the relevant technical action, although it is not possible to legally binding mode. There is even a plan proposed by rethinking the veterans health care management way of using block chain technology.
In the United States this top election, regulators may be reclassified bitcoin donations. Therefore, there is speculation that a particular winner may promote the development of the bitcoin market in one way or another, so there will be some action.
Some people even think that in the 2020 presidential election, bitcoin and block chain will become an election issue, or even to be asked in the presidential debates. We have tried to bitcoin problem in the New Hampshire democratic and Republican debate, but failed. Let’s see bitcoin and block chain development in the next four years