Ripple is reportedly in talks with the Trump administration, as first reported by BreakerMag. In a lengthy and revealing interview that shed light on Ripple’s vision and its products, Chief Marketing Strategist Cory Johnson said that the organization has had numerous conversations with the administration, with the latter being assuaged by the fact that there is no mining associated with XRP.
The most interesting segment from the interview came as a response to what Johnson thought of the Trump administration’s understanding of the Ripple product. Johnson said that there was a lot of research going on in the background:
The White House in particular seems to be thinking about what it means to have 80 percent of bitcoin mining taking place in China and a majority of Ether mining taking place in China…And in conversations we’ve had with the administration, they seem to get that and think that might matter.
In the talks with the Trump administration, Johnson revealed that…