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Crypto booster Michelle Bond is running for Congress — with help from her FTX exec boyfriend

Crypto booster Michelle Bond is running for Congress — with help from her FTX exec boyfriend

FTX Digital Markets co-CEO Ryan Salame is a familiar face on the Long Island campaign trail with girlfriend Michelle Bond, a New York Republican running for Congress. He’s also funding a super PAC that has spent more than $100,000 to boost her campaign.  In other words, Salame is straddling the line between super …

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ADAM CEO Michelle Bond Announces Bid for US Congress

ADAM CEO Michelle Bond Announces Bid for US Congress

Instead, Bond – who describes herself as an “America First conservative” – says she’s more concerned about gas prices and the country’s economic growth. In a campaign announcement provided to CoinDesk, Bond describes herself as “pro-life, pro Trump’s border wall…[and] she believes the police need to be defended, not defunded.” Source link

Crypto language in infrastructure bill 'fails to understand how the technology works'

Congress launches ethics investigation into Rep. Madison Cawthorn’s crypto activities

advertisement Republican Congressman Madison Cawthorn will be the subject of an ethics investigation in Congress for his alleged ties to crypto. The investigation by the House Committee on Ethics will look into whether Cawthorn “promoted a cryptocurrency in which he may have had an undisclosed financial interest,” according to a statement issued Monday. It will …

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Congress is preparing an oversight hearing on Bitcoin mining's environmental impact: sources

Congress is preparing an oversight hearing on Bitcoin mining’s environmental impact: sources

advertisement A Congressional subcommittee is preparing a hearing to examine the environmental impact of cryptocurrencies, especially bitcoin mining, three sources with knowledge of the matter have told The Block. The Oversight and Investigations subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee is apparently working on a roster of witnesses to account for the energy use …

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Blockchain voting mulled in Senate memo as COVID-19 disrupts how Congress operates

Congress to hold hearing with execs from Coinbase, FTX, Paxos and others

advertisement On December 1, Maxine Waters, who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, announced the witness list to a hearing on cryptocurrencies, which will be heavy on executives from leading U.S. crypto firms. Scheduled for December 8, the hearing is entitled “Digital Assets and the Future of Finance: Understanding the Challenges and Benefits of Financial …

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Crypto language in infrastructure bill 'fails to understand how the technology works'

With ‘demystifying crypto’ hearing, is Congress coming to a consensus?

Has a Congressional consensus emerged on crypto? Not quite. But the broad feeling among members of Congress in attendance was that a hearing before the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) on November 17 was at the very least educational — which was apt, given that the hearing’s title was “Demystifying Crypto.”  The witnesses came from a …

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Legislation calls on CFTC to help craft effective crypto rules

What does the looming fight in Congress over a $3.5 trillion spending plan mean for crypto?

The next two weeks could determine whether a new round of Congressional haggling over crypto takes place. On August 24, the House of Representatives passed a framework for the 2022 budget and plans to spend trillions of dollars on President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda. Unlike the notorious infrastructure bill that accompanies it, the budget framework …

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