Pro-Bitcoin Miami Mayor Francis Suarez files for 2024 presidential bid

Thursday, 15 Jun 2023

Cointelegraph By Brayden Lindrea

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Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has signed paperwork signaling his intention to run for the United States presidency.


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Francis Suarez, the mayor of Miami and a known crypto advocate, has filed paperwork signaling his intention to run for the United States presidency in 2024.

He will join the likes of former U.S. President Donald Trump and fellow Florida Governor Ron DeSantis — another Bitcoin (BTC) advocate — in vying to win the Republican presidential nomination.

Suarez officially filed the paperwork on June 14, according to documents released by the U.S. Federal Election Commission.

Two generations, one flag, endless pride. #FlagDay

— Mayor Francis Suarez (@MiamiMayor)

June 14, 2023

Suarez is scheduled to speak at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California on June 16, where he is expected to talk about his presidential plans in more depth.

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In June 2022, Suarez stated that Bitcoin can become a global currency and has accepted his salary in Bitcoin in the past.

Suarez was also involved in “MiamiCoin” in January 2022, a program through which Miami residents can purchase cryptothrough a digital wallet and receive a Bitcoin dividend.

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Cointelegraph By Brayden Lindrea

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