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Crypto Sponsors’ Donation to US Elections

Throughout that midterm election season, wealthy crypto sector participants such as brokers, venture capitalists, and investors contribute approximately $52 million for campaign funding.

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Throughout that midterm election season, wealthy crypto sector participants such as brokers, venture capitalists, and investors contribute approximately $52 million for campaign funding. Half of all those donations arrive in May alone, with the month’s top crypto contributor focusing on Republican politicians.

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According to Bloomberg, among the greatest funders were FTX co-CEOs Ryan Salame as well as Sam Bankman-Fried.


Salame contributes another $8 million to American Dream Federal Action the previous month, bringing his total donations to $12 million. Salame’s Super PAC, the single sponsor, end up spending $7.6 million on Republican nominees.

Former President Donald Trump is also supporting some of these politicians.  A donor spends $1.2 million to help re-elect John Boozman, and then another $517,000 to help Rep Ted Budd. Moreover, also another $500,000 only from SBF,  a young tycoon who feels his generation should be taxed much more, goes on to the pro-Democrat Senate Majority PAC. Throughout the election campaign, he was able to donate $32.5 million to Super PACs. The donation includes $16 million in April by itself.

The CEO is famous for donating money to political and philanthropic purposes. In May, he establishes a $100 million charitable relief fund. Protect Our Future, a super PAC  that the SBF sponsors with $23 million. Al in all, the CEO ends up spending $4.1 million on Democratic politicians.

The crypto business has its distinct informal GMI PAC. Thus, they were able to get a $1 million gift in May coming from Andreessen Horowitz co-founders Marc Andreessen as well as Benjamin Horowitz. Last month,  they acquire $4.5 billion to invest in the economy.

On Crypto, Republicans vs. Democrats

Some of the individuals in power appear to have a lot of bad things to say about cryptocurrencies and their technology. During a Congressional hearing on Thursday, Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts takes a shot at virtual assets. She claims that they are simple to pilfer and that many individuals have been swindled by ICOs.

Everyone invests, believing they’ll have first access to some fantastic new currency. Unfortunately, investors will just find out that the firm shutters its doors six months later and transactions never begin. This leaves them with less cash on hand and a currency they can’t spend. A distinct political rift is forming around cryptocurrencies, with many Republicans supporting it and many Democrats opposing it.

The former often advocates establishing an atmosphere in which the new sector may thrive rather than moving it offshore. Meanwhile, Democrats are growing anxious about the potential for investor injury, criminal money, and environmental damage from digital assets.

Nevertheless, a recent law proposing to establish a regulatory framework for Bitcoin in the United States was purposefully co-signed by representatives from both parties. Either Republican Senator Cynthia Lummis or Democrat Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wants the sector can become a partisan.

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