Miami Mayor Suarez to Take Next Paycheck in Bitcoin

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez pledged Tuesday to take his next paycheck entirely in bitcoin.

In a tweet, the pro-crypto mayor positioned himself as one of the only U.S. political leaders taking their salary in bitcoin.The mayor of the city of Miami earns a salary of $187,500, according to the Miami Herald.Suarez, who is up for re-election Tuesday, appeared ready to use fintech Strike’s dollar-to-bitcoin conversion service.His innovation deputy Mike Sarasti tweeted that he’d sent the mayor a Strike sign up link after successfully cashing some of his most recent paycheck in bitcoin through the service.

I’m going to take my next paycheck 100% in bitcoin…problem solved! @Sarasti can you help? https://t.co/v4YdPZ0tYc

— Mayor Francis Suarez (@FrancisSuarez) November 2, 2021

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