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Witnesses Will Vouch for Stablecoins, Digital Dollars in US Senate Hearing Tuesday

Witnesses will discuss stablecoins and tokenized dollars during Tuesday's Senate Banking hearing on the digitization of money......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 29th, 2020

Senate Banking Committee Remains Open to Idea of Digital Dollar in Tuesday’s Hearing

While not every lawmaker was on board with the idea of a central bank digital currency during a Senate Banking Committee hearing Tuesday, no one explicitly rejected it either......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 30th, 2020

Circle CEO Allaire to Congress: Treat Crypto as a New Asset Class

Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire calls for Congress to treat digital assets as their own asset class in testimony for Tuesday's Senate Banking hearing......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 29th, 2019

Facebook should not be trusted with "crazy" cryptocurrency plan: senators

Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearing......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2019

Senate releases testimony of Facebook exec before Libra hearing Tuesday

Facebook Inc. executive Dave Marcus has some reassuring words for members of Congress on the company's maligned Libra digital currency. A day before he faces the Senate banking committee, Marcus' opening statement was released on Monday. I.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 15th, 2019

Watch Live: Dr. Fauci Testifies About US COVID-19 Response During Senate Hearing

Watch Live: Dr. Fauci Testifies About US COVID-19 Response During Senate Hearing Tyler Durden Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:11 In a Senate hearing Tuesday, NIAID director.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 30th, 2020

Trump Surprised By Fauci"s Senate Hearing Comments, Calls Them Not "Acceptable"

President Donald Trump said he was “surprised” by Dr. Anthony Fauci’s answers before a senate hearing on Tuesday and deemed them unacceptable. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 14th, 2020

Stablecoin Supply Breaks $10B as Traders Demand Dollars Over Bitcoin

The value of assets for all stablecoins surpassed $10 billion as more cryptocurrency traders prefer alternative cryptocurrencies using dollar-backed digital tokens instead of bitcoin, according to Coin Metrics data......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 12th, 2020

LIVE: Dr. Fauci warns "consequences could be really serious" if states reopen without the ability to identify and isolate the virus

Screenshot/US Senate Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, warned in a Senate hearing on Tuesday of potentially devastating resurgences of the coronavirus if states relax social distancing without heeding federal guidelines.&.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 12th, 2020

Mitt Romney slams the United States" coronavirus testing record as "nothing to celebrate whatsoever"

Screenshot/US Senate Sen. Mitt Romney, a Utah Republican, pointedly criticized the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus during a Tuesday Senate hearing.  Romney accused Brett Giroir, who is leading coronavirus testi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 12th, 2020

US Senate Floats ‘Digital Dollar’ Bill After House Scrubs Term From Coronavirus Relief Plan

A draft bill posted Tuesday to the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs defines a "digital dollar" and details how it might be maintained......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 24th, 2020

Yelp tells senators why Google needs to be broken up

Yelp shared its grievances at a hearing at the Senate Antitrust Subcommittee on "Self-Preferencing by Digital Platforms.".....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMar 10th, 2020

McConnell says GOP lacks votes to block impeachment witnesses: WSJ

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said told Republican senators late Tuesday that there ar.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 28th, 2020

Chief Justice Roberts Roped Into Battle Over Impeachment Witnesses

Chief Justice Roberts Roped Into Battle Over Impeachment Witnesses As the Senate prepares to begin the President Trump's impeachment trial on Tuesday, Chief Justice John Roberts faces pressure from both sides over the issue of witne.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 20th, 2020

Republicans ramp up calls for Hunter Biden to testify in impeachment trial

Andrew Harnik/AP In a Fox News interview Sunday morning, Ted Cruz said Democrats were "terrified" of hearing testimony from Hunter Biden. Whether witnesses appear in the Senate trial has been a point of tension among Democrats and Republicans foll.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2020

In a Freudian slip, Nunes accidentally referred to Volker and Morrison as "your witnesses" to Democrats, a telling sign of how badly this impeachment hearing is going for the GOP

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky This week's impeachment hearings kicked off on Tuesday with four officials scheduled to testify. They are: Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, top U.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 19th, 2019

Virginia Democrats flip state Senate, House of Delegates

Democrats claimed control of both houses of the Virginia General Assembly on Tuesday, while local elections in Northern Virginia also largely swung blue. The victories came as millions of campaign dollars poured into the state and President Donald T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 6th, 2019

Apple and TikTok skipped a Senate hearing on Big Tech and China, and empty seats show lawmakers aren"t pleased (AAPL)

REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan Senators Chuck Schumer and Marco Rubio have asked the US government to investigate TikTok about ties to China. On Tuesday, the US Senate is ho.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 5th, 2019

U.S. lawmakers will press Boeing CEO on Day 2 of testimony

Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will face a second day of questions Wednesday from U.S. lawmakers on its now grounded 737 MAX after sharp criticism at a Senate hearing Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 30th, 2019

Capitol Report: Senate panel’s antitrust hearing could deliver hints on government’s probes into Big Tech

Officials from the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission may provide more information on Tuesday afternoon about their antitrust probes that are targeting Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2019

Cannabis Watch: Cannabis stocks fall ahead of Senate hearing on banking, Neptune gains on bullish GMP note

Cannabis shares were mostly lower Monday, as investors braced for a Senate hearing Tuesday on cannabis and banking, an obstacle for many companies in the new sector as long as cannabis is banned at the federal level......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 22nd, 2019