Mad Crypto: Interest in cryptocurrency is growing in Washington D.C.

Quick Take

  • Interest in cryptocurrency among lawmakers in the nation’s capital is picking up, insiders say
  • Next week, the U.S. Senate will hold a hearing dedicated to crypto

This post first appeared in Frank Chaparro’s weekly column “Mad Crypto,” which is sent to Genesis members’ inbox every Monday morning. 

Interest in cryptocurrency is swelling in Washington D.C.

Just a week after Facebook Libra mastermind David Marcus testified in front of U.S. lawmakers to assuage their concerns about the company’s yet-to-launch digital currency, the Senate Committee of Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs announced it will hold a full committee hearing to examine regulations around the nascent cryptocurrency market