United States Sen. Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming took benefit of a deeply discounted Bitcoin (BTC) worth this week by including to her holdings.
— Documenting Bitcoin (@DocumentingBTC) June 23, 2021
When requested about Bitcoin’s fast worth decline, Lummis stated:
“I’m actually enthusiastic about it as a result of as quickly because it drops a bit extra, I’m going to purchase some extra.”
Lummis in contrast Bitcoin’s drop to the efficiency of one in all her favourite shares, United Leases. “I purchased it,” Lummis stated of United Leases, “and it dropped like a rock. I held onto it, and my gosh, it’s carried out fantastically over time for me,” she stated, including:
“I see Bitcoin doing the identical sort of factor as a result of the basics are good.”
Lummis is among the most vocal advocates of Bitcoin within the U.S. Senate. Earlier this 12 months, she launched the Financial Innovation Caucus to teach fellow lawmakers about Bitcoin and different cryptocurrencies. On the time, Lummis stated she is going to work with the caucus to deal with false narratives about cryptocurrencies, together with their affiliation with cash laundering and different monetary crimes.
As Cointelegraph reported, Sen. Lummis attended this year’s Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami, the place she mentioned the significance of encouraging crypto innovation. She was joined by Rep. Warren Davidson of Ohio in a panel titled “Bringing Bitcoin Innovation Dwelling to America.”
After plunging under $29,000 earlier this week, Bitcoin’s worth seems to have discovered help above $30,000 once more. On the time of writing, the digital forex was up 5.5% at $33,700.