The US congress had a hearing about non-cash payment technologies yesterday. During the discussion, Tom Emmer, the Chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee, mentioned Ripple (XRP) among several other cryptocurrencies.
Ripple Fans Get Excited
US representative Tom Emmer of Minnesota’s 6th District addressed a panel of payments industry leaders yesterday at the Congressional hearing “Is Cash Still King”. In a short exchange with Ms. Christine Tetrault, Senior Policy Counsel for Consumer Reports, Mr. Emmer mentioned Ripple and XRP along with a variety of other cryptocurrencies and projects.
Mr Emmer was asking Ms. Tetrault if she was familiar with the high degree of technological innovation taking place in blockchain to date. He also mentioned Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS, Monero, Zcash, The Plastic Bank, and M-Pesa,…
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