[Speaker Series] #3 - Representative Ted Budd; Wednesday July 28, 12:00 EDT/16:00 UTC

Our third guest speaker has just confirmed, and it is Representative Ted Budd. Q&A will be on Wednesday July 28, 12:00 EDT/16:00 UTC.

Have a question for the Congressman? Submit it here.

I’m very excited to have the Congressman, who sits on the US House Financial Services Committee. He also is on the Subcommittee for Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions — which oversees regulators such as the Federal Reserve and the FDIC. This is a unique opportunity for us to get insight into the conversations that the US Congress is having about crypto regulation.

Questions can be submitted anonymously here. You may also post them in the comments below, or ask them at the link for the event. Those watching live will, of course, also be able to suggest questions in real time.

Due to limited time with Representative Budd, make sure your questions are relevant and interesting.

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Great work paper! Looking forward to engaging and having a thoughtful discussion with Representative Budd. Very important we talk with legislators, hear their views, and educate them on MKR and the benefits of DeFi.

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Excellent job, @PaperImperium. Rep. Budd is a great voice in Congress and definitely someone who understands and supports our space. Look forward to attending.

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Awesome!
Also, will reserve this post for the call summary.

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Amazing Paper, I will be very attentive to this event. :eyes:

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This call is now available on the MakerDAO youtube channel for review:

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This was a very good interview. Ted put down the guidelines for engaging with members of congress. Good and practical next-steps-related questions from your side @PaperImperium. :+1:

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I have watched the interview this is so interesting! He made clear that MakerDao should reach out to politicians, glad to see that he is excited about Defi and crypto. I dont know how things in the US are, in my counrty politicians dont have a personal opinion they represent the party, when they have a different view on things the party replaces them with someone who is brainless. Thats why I love crypto, its fresh to see that systems are not rigged from the begining! I was happy when he mentioned it is not a party conflict with crypto more like a genereation one, Im trying to be optimistic when it comes to regulatory from the us, it could lead the way for other countries.

Im watching how the topic regulation is evolving, it is non transparent actually I dont find any valid statements, (the statment from Rep. Warren is a lot of noiseI dont know if it is serious) I am also afraid one day they come out and over regulate it or trying to ban it!

Super work @PaperImperium thank you so much!

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I liked the tone of the conversation @PaperImperium very good job. :ok_hand:

Maker needs to make itself known in the regulatory world and with these tips it’s a good start, with these key connections.

The mention to the senator of the shadowy super coders haha super cool.

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Great job @PaperImperium. Someone can correct me if I’m wrong, but I think this is the first time a real DAO (not a DAO in name only) has engaged with such a high level US policy maker directly as a DAO.

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I believe so. Certainly the first elected official of any major country. As for policy maker, the House and Senate oversee the Fed, so definitely outranks our previous guest from the St Louis Fed.

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