US Lawmaker Calls on SEC Chair Gensler to Testify About His Crypto Regulatory Failures

U.S. Congressman Tom Emmer has called on the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, to testify before Congress and “answer questions about the cost of his regulatory failures.” The lawmaker stressed: “Gensler has repeatedly dodged Congress at…

US Lawmakers Say Any Digital Dollar Must Be Open, Permissionless, and Private

Nine U.S. lawmakers have raised concerns regarding the U.S. central bank digital currency project led by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. The lawmakers stressed: “Any U.S. CBDC must be open, permissionless, and private.” Congressmen Say Any US CBDC Must Be…

SEC Chair Gensler Warns a Lot of Crypto Tokens Will Fail Following LUNA, UST Collapse

The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has warned that a lot of crypto tokens will fail and many crypto investors will get hurt following the collapse of terra (LUNA) and stablecoin terrausd (UST). SEC Chair…

US Senator: ‘America Competes Act’ Is a Direct Attack on Crypto Industry, Government Is Picking Winners and Losers

U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis says that the recently introduced “America Competes Act of 2022” is a direct attack on the crypto industry. “I will not stand by and let the heavy hand of the government pick winners and losers,” she stressed….

US Lawmakers Urge Fed Chair Jerome Powell to Support Crypto Innovation

Several U.S. lawmakers have called on Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to support cryptocurrency innovation. “The Federal Reserve must work to support domestic innovation … Our government should never be in the business of thwarting innovation.” Members of Congress Urge Fed…

US Lawmakers See China’s Authoritarian Crackdown on Crypto as Big Opportunity

Several U.S. lawmakers see China’s authoritarian crackdown on cryptocurrency, including bitcoin, as “a perfect opportunity for American leadership on cryptocurrency.” One senator noted that it is “a reminder of our huge structural advantage over China.” US Lawmakers Comment on China’s Cryptocurrency…