U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Maxine Waters says on Dec. 5 that FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has enough knowledge to testify before Congress on Dec. 13. tweeted.
Based on your role as CEO and media interviews over the past few weeks, it’s clear that the information you’ve got so far is sufficient to testify. https://t.co/YUVVjOkC40
— Maxine Waters (@RepMaxineWaters) December 5, 2022
Waters said several SBF media interviews and his previous role as CEO of the bankrupt exchange showed the commission that he had enough information to testify before the commission. rice field.
According to Waters, the collapse of FTX affected more than one million people, and SBF’s testimony “is not only meaningful to members of Congress, but important to the American people.” Added.
“It is imperative that you attend the hearing on the 13th. We plan to continue hearing if we have more information to share later.”
Earlier, the SBF said it was unsure if it would attend the parliamentary hearings on Wednesday. According to him, he won’t testify until he has reviewed and learned what happened to his crypto empire.
His response sparked a wave of criticism from the crypto community, who believed he was trying to avoid lying to Congress under oath.
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