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CDCROP: Congressman James Himes (Joshua Roberts-Pool/Getty Images)
Digital Dollar Likely Won't Be Part of Retail Banking World, US Lawmaker Says
White House reports on central bank digital currencies "point the way" but Congress still has to pass legislation on these issues, Congressman Jim Himes told CoinDesk.
CDCROP: Congressman James Himes (Joshua Roberts-Pool/Getty Images)

CDCROP: Rep. Jim Himes (Al Drago/Getty Images)
Stablecoin Bill Won’t Force All Issuers to Be Banks, Congressman Says
The key legislation that could open a path for stablecoin rules isn’t expected to stick to regulators’ recommendation to insist only banks put out tokens.
CDCROP: Rep. Jim Himes (Al Drago/Getty Images)

Former U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch Testifies At Impeachment Hearing
Digital Dollar Would Secure Greenback as Global Reserve Currency, Lawmaker Argues
Rep. Jim Himes published a 15-page white paper arguing in favor of a digital dollar.
Former U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch Testifies At Impeachment Hearing

Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) introduced a provision allowing the Treasury Secretary to block certain financial transactions to a bill aimed at spurring competition with China. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
House Bill Could Let Treasury Secretary Block International Crypto Transactions
A provision in the America COMPETES Act would give the Treasury secretary the power to block U.S. firms from interacting with some crypto transactions or exchanges, if it becomes law.
Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) introduced a provision allowing the Treasury Secretary to block certain financial transactions to a bill aimed at spurring competition with China. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) (Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
Regulators’ Stablecoin Report Met With Bipartisan Pushback
The President’s Working Group suggested Congress enact legislation that would limit stablecoin issuance to insured depository institutions, but this appears to be a nonstarter among the crypto-literate on Capitol Hill.
Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) (Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Rep. French Hill
US Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Require Digital Dollar Updates
A bipartisan bill would require the U.S. Treasury secretary to publish a report on the dollar's role in the global economy, as well as how central bank digital currency efforts are proceeding.
Rep. French Hill