Miami Mayor Francis Suarez pledged Tuesday to take his subsequent paycheck fully in bitcoin.
- In a tweet, the pro-crypto mayor positioned himself as one of many solely U.S. political leaders taking their wage in bitcoin.
- The mayor of the town of Miami earns a wage of $187,500, in accordance to the Miami Herald.
- Suarez, who’s up for re-election Tuesday, appeared prepared to use fintech Strike’s dollar-to-bitcoin conversion service.
- His innovation deputy Mike Sarasti tweeted that he’d despatched the mayor a Strike sign-up hyperlink after efficiently cashing a few of his most up-to-date paycheck in bitcoin by means of the service.
— Mayor Francis Suarez (@FrancisSuarez) November 2, 2021
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