At least one senator is calling on Congress to reconsider crypto legislation following Binance's bailout of FTX earlier today.
"Market manipulation, lending activity, and whether customer funds and assets were appropriately safeguarded are just a few of the many issues my colleagues and I need to consider in the coming days," wrote Sen. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., in a statement.
FTX's liquidity crunch has already come to the attention of federal regulators and Congress, where a bill tightly associated with FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has been a core of recent crypto legislation. The outlook for that bill is grim.
But with midterm elections tonight expected to turn out at least a Republican House of Representatives under a Democratic administration, Congress seems set for months of legislative limbo.
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