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Former Trump Official Mick Mulvaney Joins Crypto Firm as Adviser

  • Will provide guidance on regulations, senior leadership
  • Says Astra helps take ‘cloak-and-dagger’ out of crypto
Mick Mulvaney
Mick MulvaneySource: Bloomberg

Mick Mulvaney, who worked as acting White House chief of staff for former President Donald Trump, has joined crypto compliance firm Astra Protocol as a strategic adviser. 

Astra provides DeFi, or decentralized finance, platforms with software to comply with government regulations, such as know-your-customer requirements -- identity verification standards designed to prevent fraud, money laundering, and terrorism financing.