Crypto Enforcement Funds Under Scrutiny: Congressman Emmer Calls For Restrict...

Crypto Enforcement Funds Under Scrutiny: Congressman Emmer Calls For Restrict...

In a recent statement, Congressman Tom Emmer, a prominent figure in the GOP and a staunch advocate for crypto, expressed his concerns regarding the actions of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler.  Emmer accused Gensler of abusing his authority, leading to the expansion of the Administrative State while “disregarding the interests of the […]

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