The Restoration of America's Wire Act (RAWA) is a piece of legislation that would extend the Federal Wire Act of 1961 to impose a federal ban on online gambling. Simultaneously, the bill would grant online activities like fantasy sports an exemption. But is it really an effort to limit gambling or is it crony politics? Michelle Minton of the Competitive Enterprise Institute will stop by to discuss it.
In the space of a few years, Bitcoin has gone from an idea ignored or maligned by almost everyone to an asset with a market cap of more than $12 billion. Venture capital firms, Goldman Sachs, the New York Stock Exchange, and billionaires such as Richard Branson and Peter Thiel have invested more than $1 billion in companies built on this technology. Technology reporter for American Banker, Brian Eha will tell us about Bitcoin and his book, How Money Got Free: Bitcoin and the Fight for the Future of Finance.
FBI agents seized smashed computer hard drives from the home of Debbie Wasserman Schultz's former information technology administrator, Imran Awan. Michael Daugherty, Cyber Security / Tech analyst and author of The Devil Inside the Beltway, will talk with me about the investigation and potential fallout.
And finally, I will be joined once again by good friend and great patriot, Ken Crow. We will discuss health care reform, Trump / Russia. And don't forget about the Edwards Notebook and the Veteran's Tip of the Day! Listen live, join the chatroom, be a part of the show.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
MICHAEL J. DAUGHERTY
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