Watch Today's Facebook Libra Hearing at the House Financial Services Committee

Watch the live webcast of the House Financial Services Committee hearing on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project.

Jul 17, 2019 at 1:50 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 13, 2021 at 11:12 a.m. UTC

Today the U.S. House Financial Services Committee will grill Facebook executive David Marcus on the social media giant's proposed Libra cryptocurrency.

The lawmakers will also interview a panel of expert witnesses, including former CFTC chairman Gary Gensler and bitcoin doyenne Meltem Demirors.

The session kicks off at 14:00 UTC (10 a.m. EST). Watch it here:

Also, read our coverage of yesterday's Senate Banking Committee hearing, where mentions of bitcoin were noticeably scarce and Marcus said he'd be willing to be paid 100 percent in Libra.

Join CoinDesk in Washington, D.C., tonight for an evening of instant analysis and reaction as cryptocurrencies and Libra have their day on the Hill. Sign up here.

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