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Did Madison Cawthorn Pump and Dump the 'Let’s Go Brandon' Coin?

A U.S. representative, an anti-Biden slogan and the fall of a meme coin. An investigation into Madison Cawthorn’s Ethereum wallet.

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Published on: Jun 3, 2022

Amidst numerous other scandals, Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) has added a crypto one: The U.S. House of Representatives House Committee on Ethics has announced an investigation into Cawthorn’s promotion of the “Let’s Go Brandon” meme coin.

“Opinionated” hosts Ben Schiller and Danny Nelson dive into the story, explaining the inspiration of the “Let’s Go Brandon” coin and Cawthorn’s involvement in the coin. Nelson’s reporting included an investigation into Cawthorn’s wallet address, revealing a better timeline of Cawthorn’s investing, along with some unique trading behavior.

This show is produced, announced and edited by Michele Musso with additional production support from Eleanor Pahl. Our theme song is by Elision.

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