Kollen Post is a senior reporter at The Block, covering all things policy and geopolitics from Washington, DC. That includes legislation and regulation, securities law and money laundering, cyber warfare, corruption, CBDCs, and blockchain’s role in the developing world. He speaks Russian and Arabic. You can send him leads at [email protected]
Largely an indictment of crypto mining and recent market crashes, the briefing saw almost no attendance as committee members took to the streets to protest the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The introduction of the landmark “Responsible Financial Innovation Act” on June 7 was a big moment for the crypto world. The actual bill, however, has left many in crypto as well as Congress underwhelmed.