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July 15, 2019 2:03 PM UTC

Watch Steven Mnuchin’s Surprise Press Conference on Cryptocurrency

The US Treasury Department made the surprise announcement on Monday that Secretary Steven Mnuchin would hold a press conference to address cryptocurrency regulation. Mnuchin's press conference, which began around 2 pm ET, comes amid a flurry of controversy triggered by Facebook's announcement that it would…

The US Treasury Department made the surprise announcement on Monday that Secretary Steven Mnuchin would hold a press conference to address cryptocurrency regulation.

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Mnuchin’s press conference, which began around 2 pm ET, comes amid a flurry of controversy triggered by Facebook’s announcement that it would spearhead a cryptocurrency project, dubbed “Libra.”

Even President Trump weighed in on the controversy, ranting that he is “not a fan” of Facebook’s LIbra ambitions – or bitcoin, for that matter.

Livestream: Steven Mnuchin Speaks on Crypto Regulation

Watch the live-stream here, courtesy of Fox Business:

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Click here to monitor the bitcoin price as Secretary Mnuchin addresses crypto.

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