Sen. Warren goes after Ethereum network fees in committee hearing

14 Sep 2021

Sen. Warren goes after Ethereum network fees in committee hearing

Sen. Warren goes after Ethereum network fees in committee hearing Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, known by many as an outspoken cryptocurrency skeptic in the United States government, criticized outages at exchanges and high transaction fees during periods of price volatility.In a Tuesday hearing of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs with Securities and Exchange Commission chair Gary Gensler, Warren claimed the crypto industry had fallen short on providing solutions for financial inclusion in the United States. She mentioned the price drops among cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) last week, saying "$400 billion in market value disappeared" while many users reported problems accessing major exchanges like Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN).

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