- Former President Trump announces his third NFT drop titled “MugShot,” depicting his historic arrest in 2023.
- Digital trading cards are available for $99; buyers of 47 or more cards can own Trump’s actual suit and dine with him at Mar-a-Lago.
- NFTs accessible through credit card or wETH, transferable on December 31, 2024; buyers must provide KYC information.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump has announced his third nonfungible token (NFT) drop, titled “MugShot,” which revolves around his ongoing legal troubles. These unique digital trading cards are available for $99 each, with an intriguing incentive for buyers who acquire 47 or more cards: the chance to own a piece of President Trump’s actual suit from his infamous mugshot and enjoy dinner at Mar-a-Lago with the former president himself.
What sets this NFT collection apart is its connection to a significant historical moment. On August 24, 2023, Donald Trump was formally arrested in Fulton County, Georgia, marking the first-ever mugshot of a United States President. In the arresting photo, Trump sports a furrowed brow and a determined gaze, symbolizing his unwavering spirit with the caption, “he’ll never surrender.”
This NFT drop is accessible through credit card payments or Wrapped Ether (wETH), but there’s a catch. These digital assets will be transferable on December 31, 2024. Additionally, buyers must provide Know Your Customer (KYC) information, even if they opt to use cryptocurrency for their purchase.
The “MugShot” NFT collection follows Trump’s two successful NFT launches. Notably, the former First Lady Melania Trump has also ventured into the NFT space with her collection.
Trump decided to release this NFT collection as he seeks a non-consecutive second term in the 2024 U.S. presidential election. Currently facing 91 felony charges on allegations of business fraud and efforts to overturn the 2020 U.S. presidential election, it’s important to note that the U.S. Constitution does not automatically disqualify suspects or convicted individuals from running for federal office. Enforcing the 14th Amendment, which bars condemned insurrectionists from holding public office, would require congressional action.
In the world of NFTs, where art and history intersect with digital innovation, President Trump’s “MugShot” drop adds another layer of intrigue and controversy, reflecting the ongoing narrative of his legal battles and political ambitions. This collection will draw attention and scrutiny as NFTs captivate the digital art world.