Miami Mayor Francis Suarez Says Will Take Full Paycheck In Bitcoin


  • Miami Mayor Francis Suarez will take the entirety of his next paycheck in BTC.
  • “I’m going to take my next paycheck 100% in bitcoin,” tweeted Suarez.
  • Suarez’s move marks a first in U.S. politics.

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has committed to taking his next paycheck fully in bitcoin, becoming the first known U.S. politician to make such a move.

The mayor, who is a BTC bull and has been taking large strides to integrate the network into his city’s operations, announced today his intention to convert 100% of his next paycheck into bitcoin on Twitter.

“I’m going to take my next paycheck 100% in bitcoin…problem solved,” tweeted Suarez in response to Anthony Pompliano’s tweet asking who would be the first U.S. politician to accept their salary in BTC. The mayor asked for the help of Miami’s CIO Mike Sarasti.

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