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US Congressman Offers to Fund Mexican Border Wall Using Blockchain, 'Wall Coins'

U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson suggests building a border wall using blockchain and “wall coins.”

Ohio Republican Congressman Warren Davidson suggested raising money to build a wall on the border with Mexico using blockchain, in an interview on NPR Dec. 12.

Davidson, who is known for his pro-crypto initiatives, spoke on NPR’s Morning Edition with host Steve Inskeep about the the United States president’s recent threat to shut down the government if Congress refuses to pay for a border wall.

Commenting on the matter, Davidson said he had offered a “modest compromise” in the form of his initiative, dubbed “Buy a Brick, Build a Wall,” that would accept public donations for the wall’s construction.

Clarifying how he saw a wall donation program working, Davidson invoked blockchain and “wall coins,” telling reporters Wednesday:

“You could do it with a sort of, like, crowdfunding site. Or you could even do a…

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2018-12-13 22:19:00

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