“I do hope to bring Bitcoin into the national conversation,” she said. “I’m a former State treasurer and I invested our State’s permanent funds, so I was always looking for a good store of value and Bitcoin fits that bill.”
“21 million Bitcoin will be mined and that’s it—it is a finite supply,” she added.
“I bought my first bitcoin in 2013 because I believe in the economic power of scarcity and the potential for bitcoin to address some of the manipulations in our financial system,” she told the Wyoming Blockchain Stampede in September.
Her remarks on Good Morning America were lapped-up by the crypto-community on Twitter. Tyler Winklevoss retweeted the clip and wrote: “Watch US Senator Cynthia Lummis extol the virtues of Bitcoin as a store of value.”