• Crypto voters expected to significantly influence U.S. elections for the first time.
  • Ripple anticipates a favorable outcome in its ongoing legal case with the SEC.

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse is voicing strong confidence in the cryptocurrency sector’s potential influence on the upcoming U.S. elections and is optimistic about a favorable outcome in Ripple’s ongoing legal battle with the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission).

This optimism is driven by the emergence of “crypto voters,” a new demographic that Garlinghouse believes will be crucial in this year’s elections. He stated, “For the first time in US history, crypto voters will be a significant force in this year’s elections.”

Legislative Efforts and Regulatory Shifts

The cryptocurrency industry, led by figures like Garlinghouse, has been active in lobbying for pro-crypto legislation. A notable success is the passage of the FIT21 crypto bill by the U.S. House, which advocates for transferring some regulatory authority from the SEC to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

This shift aims to create a more favorable regulatory environment for cryptocurrencies. For more insights, view the detailed discussion in Today’s CNF YouTube Video.

Brad Garlinghouse: Crypto and XRP Eye Major Wins in US Elections and Ripple's SEC Lawsuit

Political Contributions and Crypto’s Growing Influence

The crypto sector’s influence is not limited to regulatory battles; it extends into political campaigns. Significant financial contributions have been made to pro-crypto lawmakers, including Democrats Ro Khanna, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Richie Torres. These donations underscore the industry’s growing political clout. In a recent tweet, Garlinghouse urged Democrats to move away from anti-crypto rhetoric and adopt a bipartisan approach to innovation. He reiterated.

“For the first time in US history, crypto voters will be a significant force in this year’s elections,”

Market Response and Future Expectations

Recently, Ripple’s XRP token has demonstrated resilience in the financial markets. According to the latest CNF highlights, XRP has seen a 1.04% increase, bolstered by the anticipation of ETH-Spot ETF approvals and significant political shifts that could favor the crypto sector.

Currently, Ripple (XRP) trades at $0.5294, marking an increase of 0.52% over the past day. This steady performance reflects the market’s optimistic outlook on potential catalysts such as forthcoming spot crypto ETF news and developments in the SEC vs. crypto cases.

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Dr. Jeff Taylor is an experienced crypto journalist with a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, whose primary mission is to educate everyone about the potential of Bitcoin and the blockchain technology. His fascination with cryptocurrencies began during his tenure as a former trader when he discerned the distinct advantages of decentralized money compared to traditional payment systems and CBDC's. Business Email: Phone: +49 160 92211628

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