Trump to Swat Down Petro Cryptocurrency

Posted on 03/19/2018


In a bid to exert economic pressure on the Venezuelan government headed by President Nicolas Maduro, U.S. President Donald Trump issued an order on March 19th that prohibits U.S. citizens from purchasing a cryptocurrency that the Venezuelan government is releasing. The cryptocurrency is called the Petro. President Trump gave permission to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven […]