PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One candidate for President is accepting a unique type of donations.
Presidential hopeful Rand Paul says he’ll accept donations in virtual currency.READ MORE: Delaware Gov. John Carney Vetoes Popular Marijuana Legalization Bill
The Kentucky Republican is allowing his supporters to donate to his campaign using bitcoins.READ MORE: SEPTA Employee Arrested On Attempted Rape Charges
He’s the first candidate for President to accept the digital funds.
Paul’s campaign will, however, have to convert any bitcoins to dollars before using them.MORE NEWS: Delaware Valley Elected Officials React To Texas School Shooting: 'These Victims Need More Than Thoughts & Prayers'
And in case you’re wondering what bitcoins are, they’re described as a “consensus network that enables a new payment system and a completely digital money.” No banks are involved.