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Goodlatte First Member of US Congress to Disclose Crypto Holdings

US Congressman Bob Goodlatte has declared his private Cryptocurrency holdings, becoming the first member of Congress to do so. Goodlatte, who currently serves as the chair of the House Committee on the Judiciary, has reported that he currently holds a number of cryptocurrencies, namely Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ethereum (ETH). Clearly, holding cryptocurrencies in […]

At Least One Member of Congress Owns as Much as $80,000 in Cryptocurrency

As per new rules requiring members of Congress to disclose cryptocurrency holdings, at least one of the House is now known to have invested in digital assets. How Many in Congress are Hoarding Cryptos? Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va) is reported to have stated that he owns amounts of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum. The rules… […]

US Congressman Sherman Feels Wrath of Twitter After Anti Crypto Remarks

US Congressman Bradley Sherman has become extremely unpopular with Twitter followers over the past twenty-four hours. As reported yesterday by Bitcoin News, California Democrat Brad Sherman boldly declared his belief that all cryptocurrency mining and trades should be banned across the US. His announcement made during Wednesday’s long-awaited House of Representatives Financial Services Committee meeting […]

Bitcoin More Influential in US Politics Than Ever

US Senate candidate Austin Petersen revealed his campaign received, and promptly returned, a giant amount of bitcoin this week, as the donation ran afoul of financing laws. Leading candidate for the Libertarian Party’s national chair, Joshua Smith, has made cryptocurrency a key part of his platform heading into the convention. Candidate for congress, coder Brian […]

New US Trafficking Act Will Investigate Illicit Crypto Use

The Fight Illicit Network and Detect (FIND) Trafficking Act is being introduced by congressman Juan Vargas of California to the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services. If the bill is passed, it would require the Comptroller General of the United States to investigate the illicit use of cryptocurrencies for drug trafficking and […]