• Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a potential US presidential candidate, owns between $100,000 and $250,000 in bitcoin according to financial records.
• He has been a vocal supporter of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, even accepting campaign donations in bitcoin (BTC).
• His wife stated that he is not involved in her investment decisions regarding the crypto investment.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Owns Bitcoin
Financial records show that Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who is running as a Democratic candidate for president of the United States, currently holds between $100,000 and $250,000 in bitcoin. The 69-year-old politician and environmental lawyer has been publicly supportive of both cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, going so far as to accept campaign donations in bitcoin (BTC).
Kennedy’s Support For Cryptocurrency
Kennedy has been vocal about his support for cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. In an interview with the New York Post in June 2023 he said that should he become president in 2024 his administration will put policies into place to “support bitcoin and the freedom for people to manage their own wallets and nodes”.
Financial Disclosure Report
A financial disclosure report was filed on June 30 which revealed that RFK Jr.’s holds between $100,000 to $250,000 of bitcoin in a brokerage account. The report did not specify when it was purchased or how much was initially spent on the original investment.
Campaign Donation In Bitcoin
Kennedy has also accepted campaign donations in bitcoin (BTC), showing confidence towards the leading cryptocurrency by market capitalization. It shows his dedication towards pushing forward the acceptance of cryptocurrencies within mainstream society if elected as President of the United States.
RFK Jr.’s Wife Statement
Hours after CNBC published an article about this filing from RFK Jr.’s wife stated that this crypto investment belongs to her husband but he is “not involved in her investment decisions”