Miami Mayor Suarez to Take Next Paycheck in Bitcoin


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.

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