It’s true that President Donald Trump and Steve Bannon are no longer thick as thieves following the former White House Chief Strategist’s less-than-illustrious exit from the administration. However, Bannon remains a staunch supporter of the Trump agenda, with one glaring exception: The architect of
the 2016 Trump presidential campaign is a brazen bitcoin bull.
Speaking with CNBC, Bannon boasted that he had the “foresight” and “courage” to buy bitcoin as its price collapsed in 2018, falling from a high just under $20,000 to a low near $3,100.
Today, the bitcoin price stands at $10,560, richly rewarding Bannon and other crypto investors who survived “crypto winter.”
Steven Bannon’s bullish bet led Joe Kernen – himself a budding Crypto Twitter darling – to give the onetime Breitbart executive chairman a new nickname: “Bitcoin Bannon.”