Bakkt Former CEO who was Recently sworn into Senate Casts First Vote To Support Donald Trump
Kelly Loeffler, former Bakkt CEO (an International Exchange crypto trading platform) has recently been sworn into the United States Senate. This was disclosed in Loeffler’s tweet on the 6th of January 2020, she she expressly announced that she has been sworn into United State Senate by Mike Pence, the Senate’s Chief officer as Georgia’s newest senator.
While Loeffler’s official website page of the U.S. Senate does not specify the name of the “finance firm” where Loeffler has served as CEO, the new Georgia’s Senator has emerged as a leader of one of the most popular and anticipated Bitcoin (BTC)-related initiatives, ICE’s Bakkt. Loeffler has been at the forefront of the Bitcoin futures trading platform since its announcement in August 2018 to record the launch of Bakkt in September 2019.
Loeffler in the tweet disclosing the news of the swearing in, said that she had already cast her first vote to support the incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Small Business Administration, an autonomous U.S. government agency designed to assist small businesses in the country.
Loeffler is sworn in to replace Senator Johnny Isakson, 75, who stepped down in December 2019 on health grounds.
Sequel to the appointment of Loeffler to the U.S. Senate in early December, the 49-year-old businesswoman has assertedly been criticized by Trump supporters to be “too moderate and inexperienced.” In a brief interview with Time magazine, Loeffler said that since her appointment, she had not spoken to Trump She further stated that:
“I know I have to earn the trust and support of the president […] And I’m going to work very hard to do that through my actions and my votes, and I’m confident that that will happen.”