Steve Bannon once tried to disrupt things as chief strategist to President Trump. Before and after that, he ran Breitbart News, the arch-conservative news site. Now, months out of both jobs, he’s buying into bitcoin (BTC) and might be readying an initial coin offering.
In an interview with the New York Times published Thursday, Bannon did not give many details beyond saying he has a “good stake” in bitcoin and that he has had private meetings with cryptocurrency investors and hedge funds where he has discussed working on ICOs through his investment business, Bannon & Company.
One thing he is saying: Cryptocurrencies fit the way he thinks.
“It’s disruptive populism,” Bannon said in the interview. “It takes control back from central authorities. It’s revolutionary.” Read more here.