For Immediate Release
August 20, 2020
Contact: Zach Freimark (612) 804-1771
Emmer Leads First Cryptocurrency Town Hall, Accepts Crypto Contributions
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) held the first ever Cryptocurrency Town Hall. Congressman Emmer was joined by leaders from across the crypto & blockchain industry who are leading the charge in developing cryptocurrencies and encouraging politically engaged voters to participate in the growing digital asset transformation this campaign season.
“Today’s event was an excellent opportunity to highlight and celebrate the groundbreaking innovations taking place in the world of cryptocurrency. The future is here and crypto has the ability to decentralize control and empower each and every one of us. I am grateful for the work of everyone who was able to join us today and look forward to pushing forward as we educate policymakers and Americans about the true potential of these incredible innovations.”
Congressman Emmer partnered with the Chamber of Digital Commerce PAC to facilitate the town hall and featured leaders from the blockchain & crypto industry, including Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle, Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple, Guy Hirsch, USA Managing Director at eToro, Stephen Pair, CEO of BitPay, Matthew Roszak, Chairman and Co-Founder of Bloq, and Chad Cascarilla, CEO and Co-founder of Paxos.