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Political memecoins related to former United States President Donald Trump were wildly fluctuating after the conclusion of his hush money trial. 

As a Manhattan jury found Trump guilty of 34 felony counts of falsifying business records, a token called FreeTrump ($TRUMP) spiked 330% to trade at $0.019 in the past day, according to the crypto price tracker CoinGecko. Additionally, the token Jeo Boden (BODEN) rose 9.2% in the same span to reach $0.3319. 

However, many Trump-related political memecoins dipped after Trump’s sentencing. The MAGA (TRUMP) token, of which a Donald Trump-related wallet holds 580,000 coins, fell 16.2% in the past day to reach $11.54. MAGA VP (MVP), a token suggesting a connection with Trump’s potential vice presidential pick, also hit a price of around $0.48 after dropping 16.5% in the past day. 

In all, the political finance (PolitiFi) memecoin market capitalization is down 0.1% in the past day to reach around $1.56 billion, CoinGecko found. 

Trump found guilty

On May 30, a Manhattan jury found the former president guilty of 34 counts of falsifying business records. The charges pertained to Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen, paying an adult actress $130,000 in the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election. 

Trump’s sentencing is set for July of this year, and he could face up to four years in prison.

The Trump hush money trial is considered historic because it marked the first time a former United States president has been tried and convicted on criminal charges. 

While Trump’s future remains unclear, his public image has already been wrapped up with cryptocurrency performance. Trading volume for the “Trump Digital Trading Card Collection” plummeted 99% ahead of Trump’s April criminal trial.

His team initially unveiled the 45,000 NFT collection in December 2022 starting at $99 a token, The Block previously reported. 


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