Coinbase CEO invitations DC residents over for ice cream and crypto speak

Brian Armstrong, the chief government officer of United States-based cryptocurrency agency Coinbase, is searching for lawmakers and regulators to debate regulatory readability within the crypto house.

In a Feb. 13 tweet, Armstrong put a name out for anybody with entry to the Dirksen Senate Workplace in Washington, D.C. to satisfy him on the constructing’s snack bar and “chat about crypto”. Based on the Coinbase CEO, he was searching for “low sugar choices” amid the choice of mushy serve ice cream and toppings.

“’I am in Washington D.C. and had a gathering canceled,” mentioned Armstrong. “If anybody desires to return chat about crypto and the way we get crypto laws + regulatory readability this 12 months.”

Brian Armstrong on the Dirksen Senate Workplace Constructing on Feb. 13. Supply: Twitter

Armstrong’s presence in D.C. adopted the Securities and Change Fee asserting a $30-million settlement with Kraken on Feb. 9, by which the agency agreed to close down its staking program for U.S. customers. The Coinbase CEO argued in a Twitter thread responding to rumors that eliminating staking could be a “horrible path for the U.S.” On Feb. 12, he launched a press release saying Coinbase would defend staking “in court docket if wanted”.

Associated: Coinbase CEO proclaims documentary on cryptocurrency and alternate

The Coinbase CEO’s name to Senators, Home Representatives, and different D.C. residents preceded U.S. lawmakers with the Senate Banking Committee making ready to carry a listening to on Feb. 14 exploring the impression of a crypto market crash. Consultant Maxine Waters, rating member of the Home Monetary Providers Committee, has additionally known as on the committee’s management to carry one other listening to on the collapse of FTX by which former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried might testify.