US Congressman Introduces Bill Preventing Fed From Issuing CBDC To Individuals

With discussions for a US-based CBDC underway, forces are already acting to ensure it doesn’t mimic China’s digital yuan. For example, Tom Emmer – a Republican House member – recently introduced a bill preventing the Fed from issuing a CBDC directly to individuals. Stepping Away From Authoritarianism Emmer announced the bill in a tweet on Wednesday, attached to a thread explaining its purpose. He insisted that a United States CBDC must ensure financial privacy, cultivate innovation, and maintain the dollar’s…