Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon has been meeting with cryptocurrency investors and hedge funds recently after getting fired from the job ten months ago. The former Breitbart News executive chairman is in talks with them about launching an initial coin offering through his investment firm Bannon & Company.
Bannon confirmed to The New York Times in an interview published today that he has a “good stake” in bitcoin. “Control of the currency is control of everything,” he said. From Bannon’s viewpoint, cryptocurrencies could help him regain power and influence, although he avoided talking about returning to politics.
Bannon has made his position on cryptocurrency clear before. He spoke of creating a possible “deplorables…
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