Dec 21, 2023

CoinDesk managing editor for global policy and regulation Nikhilesh De looks ahead to 2024 and what role crypto might play in Congress, after Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) announced that he would retire at the end of his term.

Video transcript

It's gonna be really interesting. Right, because it is the presidential election, but as always, it's also the house election and a good chunk of the Senate is running for re election as well or running for election. So, well, it doesn't look like crypto is going to be a, you know, super major issue, at least as of, you know, December 2023. It's still going to be one of the issues that comes up and especially for, you know, maybe the House and Senate, it's gonna be really interesting to see how candidates, if they talk about it, how do they talk about it? Because, you know, obviously Congressman Patrick mchenry, the chair of the House Financial Services Committee is stepping down. So, uh, we'll be looking to see who might place him on the committee and who might take on the leadership of the Republican caucus in the house for that committee.

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