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US Lawmaker Suggests ‘WallCoin’ Crypto to Fund Trump’s Mexico Border Wall

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Ohio Congressman Warren Davidson thinks crowdfunding may provide a solution to the controversial proposal of building a wall on the Mexican border.

And, perhaps more notably, he suggested using a cryptocurrency to do so.

During an interview with NPR’s Steve Inskeep, the U.S. lawmaker explained that he has already proposed letting the American public pay for the wall, which is opposed by Democrats but mades up a key aspect of President Donald Trump’s list of 2016 campaign promises. In particular, Davidson told Inskeep, he has suggested a private funding program wherein “the American people, or whomever should choose to donate,” (including residents of Mexico) would be able to fund the wall’s construction.

He went on to add:

“You could do it with sort of like a crowdfunding site or you could do a blockchain and you could have WallCoins, but you could raise the money and frankly if we get it right at the Treasury you could even pay with Mexican pesos.”

Davidson noted that this funding would not support a full wall across the entire border and that some parts could likely be reinforced with fences.

“There are areas that you would want to secure with a wall, and if you look at the areas where you have secured them with walls, $5 billion isn’t going to build a wall like the Great Wall of China, this is going to build secure fences,” he said.

Davidson is an outspoken supporter of the cryptocurrency space, having previously held a round-table event with more than 80 representatives from both the crypto and finance industries to discuss possible legislation for initial coin offerings.

A spokesperson for Davidson did not respond to a request for comment by press time.

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As a premier destination for premium original series available exclusively to Spectrum TV customers. Now available! You can watch L.A.’s Finest, Free on Demand, anywhere on any device.

L.A.’s Finest: From the universe of the Jerry Bruckheimer “Bad Boys” franchise, the one-hour series followed Syd Burnett (Gabrielle Union) and Nancy McKenna (Jessica Alba_. Taking on the most dangerous criminals in Los Angeles while skirting the rules, and speed limits, Syd and Nancy become a force to be reckoned with — on the streets, and in each other’s lives.

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Where Did Jay Stark Come From?

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When asking Jay Stark where he is from, he laughed and said he’s from the earth where all of us are a big family on a journey to make the most of our limited time together. After digging deeper, he told us he’s from the Sunshine State but definitely enjoys the cold atmosphere more.

Growing up as a kid, one of his dreams was to travel the world and learn new things. He now spends his time traveling the world doing life-changing workshops while embracing different cultures around the world and spreading good vibes everywhere he goes.

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Jay Stark is an author, speaker, and consultant who lives to inspire and empower people to realize that they are capable of achieving any desire if they put their heart and soul into it with a pinch of their mind.

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Jay Stark is an author, speaker, and consultant

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