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‘Tip Trump’ Meme Targets POTUS While BAT Cryptocurrency Soars 19%

Greg Thomson
The BAT cryptocurrency gained 19% after its integration onto a gamer streaming site. Meanwhile, a meme was born as Trump was tipped BAT. | Source: Shutterstock. Image Edited by CCN.

Donald Trump might not be a fan of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but that hasn’t stopped him racking up some Basic Attention Token (BAT) in recent times.

No, Trump didn’t decide to jump on the BAT hype train. However, being the native currency of the Brave web browser, users can tip any Twitter user they wish using BAT.

Basic Attention Token surged 19% leading into Friday morning, off the back of news it had been integrated into Sliver.tv – an online streaming site for gamers.

Meanwhile, a new meme was born…

Trump now owns crypto – whether he likes it or not

Whether he likes it or not, Donald Trump is now legally in possession of at least 1 unit of Basic Attention Token.

The tip was given in direct response to the U.S President’s tweets from last week when he opined that cryptocurrency’s value was based on thin air. Trump’s comments came amid a flurry of put-downs aimed at virtual currencies, including Facebook’s Libra.

Read the full story on CCN.com.