Broadband Breakfast on July 17, 2024 - Crypto and the Republicans

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Broadband Breakfast on July 17, 2024 - Crypto and the Republicans

The GOP's stance on cryptocurrency has evolved over the years in response to the industry's fluctuations and ongoing debates about its benefits and drawbacks. This election cycle in particular could significantly impact the future of digital assets in American technology. With the Republican convention in full swing, join Broadband Breakfast for a special live stream directly from Milwaukee on “Crypto and the Republicans.”


  • Sarah Oh Lam, Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute
  • Jennifer Schulp, Director of Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives
  • Paul H. Jossey, principal attorney, Jossey PLLC
  • Other panelists have been invited
  • Drew Clark (moderator), Editor and Publisher, Broadband Breakfast

Sarah Oh is a Senior Fellow at the Technology Policy Institute. She has presented research to the Western Economic Association and Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, witness testimony to the Senate Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, and has co-authored work published in the Northwestern Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property, Berkeley Technology Law Journal, and other peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Oh completed her Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University, and holds a J.D. from Scalia Law School and a B.S. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.

Jennifer J. Schulp is the director of financial regulation studies at the Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, where she focuses on the regulation of securities and capital markets, including regulation of digital assets. She has testified before Congress multiple times, including before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services. Before joining Cato, Schulp was a director in the Department of Enforcement at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. (FINRA), representing FINRA in investigations and disciplinary proceedings relating to violations of the federal securities laws and self‐​regulatory organization rules.

Paul H. Jossey is a lawyer specializing in decentralized capital raises. His commentary on crypto has been featured in CoinDesk, National Review, The Daily Caller, and many others. He was formerly an Adjunct Fellow for cryptocurrencies and crowdfunding at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and is currently working on a book analyzing the interplay of crypto and American culture and politics.

Breakfast Media LLC CEO Drew Clark has led the Broadband Breakfast community since 2008. An early proponent of better broadband, better lives, he initially founded the Broadband Census crowdsourcing tool to collect and verify broadband data left unpublished by the Federal Communications Commission. As Editor and Publisher, Clark presides over the leading media community advocating for higher-capacity internet everywhere through topical, timely and intelligent coverage. Clark also served as head of the Partnership for a Connected Illinois, a state broadband initiative.

Panelists' Resources

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