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Sheldon Whitehouse

Democrat Senator from Rhode Island

Notable statements

Digital Asset Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2023

Cosponsored

A bill to require the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to issue guidance on digital assets, and for other purposes.

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Sheldon Whitehouse

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Putin’s cronies thrive on the dirty money that runs amok in our financial system. This time, they tried to smuggle US military tech and sanctioned oil using shell companies and crypto. Kudos to KleptoCapture for cracking down. cnn.com/2022/10/19/pol…
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RT @SenWarren: Bitcoin mining's energy use has more than tripled since 2019, consuming as much energy as entire countries. It's even drivin…
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We have to think hard about how new technology affects our climate. Cryptocurrency mining demands a huge amount of energy, so I’ve joined @SenWarren to ask the biggest crypto companies about their energy use. Those emissions have big consequences. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
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RT @SenWarren: Weak rules and loopholes allow criminals to launder money through shady real estate deals, digital assets, private equity an…
Somewhat anti-crypto