Aug 4, 2023

Miami Mayor and Republican presidential candidate Francis Suarez joins "The Hash" to discuss his thoughts on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' proposal to ban central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) if elected president.

Video transcript

Government runs the census. He said he would ban a digital dollar or CBD C if he's elected president, would you do the same? Oh, yeah. I mean, that's easy. Of course. I mean, that, that, you know, that's an easy position to take. Uh, I, I think the harder position is, is to, is to find out what are you for in terms of Bitcoin. Uh, and in terms of, uh, you know, other, uh, technology related to Blockchain, right. But iii, I think banning B CBC Central bank, uh, uh, digital currencies is easy. Nobody will, wants the federal government or any government knowing where you have your money or how much money you have, et cetera. Um, it's a violation of our, our rights of privacy and I don't think anybody wants that. So I think that's a very easy position to take. I don't think that there's anything particularly innovative about that. Um, but, but certainly, uh, I have never been a fan of, of a central bank, digital currencies.

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