A member of Congress dipped her toes into crypto — and likely took a big hit

Tulsi GabbardAP/J. Scott Applewhite

  • US Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii bought ethereum and litecoin in December 2017, a financial filing shows 
  • Even if the Democrat bought the coins at their lowest prices of the month, she would still be well in the red today.
  • Watch  ethereum and litecoin trade in real time here.

Tulsi Gabbard could be the first member of Congress to have invested in cryptocurrencies.

According to a financial filing released Wednesday, the Democrat from Hawaii’s 2nd district bought between $ 1,001 and $ 15,000 of both ethereum and litecoin in December of 2017. And while it’s not clear the exact amounts purchased or the dates, its highly improbable the representative made a profit.

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