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House GOP whip Tom Emmer sees no need to rewrite laws for crypto following Binance’s settlement

The Minnesota Republican says current laws ‘are suitable to help weed out bad actors.’ Tom Emmer, the Minnesota Republican who has been crypto pro advocate for years, says there is no need for Capitol Hill to rewrite existing laws trying to clamp down on digital currencies as enforcement action is still

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US House Financial Services subcommittee looks for answers on crypto and crime

The United States House Financial Services Subcommittee on Digital Assets, Financial Technology and Inclusion received an education in the uses of blockchain technology in a hearing titled “Crypto Crime in Context: Breaking Down the Illicit Activity in Digital Assets” on Nov. 15. The hearing was bipartisan in nature, chair French

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Despite U.S. House Gridlock, Senator Gillibrand Bullish on Stablecoin Bill, Illicit Finance Legislation

"As mainstream finance moves into this space, I think people in Congress are going to see we can't have our head in the sand anymore," Lummis said at the same event on Tuesday, suggesting that some lawmakers will be more comfortable with the representatives of traditional financial firms. "When they

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Pro-crypto lawmaker Tom Emmer wins Republican nomination for House Speaker

Republican members of the United States House of Representatives have chosen Tom Emmer, current majority whip and crypto proponent, as their nominee to be the next Speaker.According to multiple reports from Oct. 24, Rep. Emmer will be Republicans' nominee in the next vote to determine a Speaker of the House

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US Congress remains legislatively paralyzed on crypto bills without a House speaker

No piece of legislation — crypto-related or otherwise — has largely been able to move through the United States Congress since Oct. 3, when lawmakers voted to oust then-Speaker of the House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy. This marks the first time in U.S. history that the legislative body has been

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Crypto-friendly Rep. Tom Emmer pursues nomination for House speaker

Crypto-friendly Republican Congressman Tom Emmer is pursuing a nomination to become House speaker, with the 62-year-old receiving endorsement from multiple lawmakers. Congressman Patrick McHenry continues to oversee the position on an interim basis, following a first round of voting on Oct. 17 in which the Republican Party’s nominee for Speaker,

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