CME CEO Let Slip He Bribed The CFTC?

On Thanksgiving eve, something weird happened. The CME ($CME) Group’s (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) CEO, Terry Duffy, was on FOX News’ Tucker Carlson.

Carlson asked Duffy: 

“As someone involved in business, what, why did none of the regulators do that? Where was Gary Gensler?”

Duffy replied: “Well, I don’t know where Gary Gensler was, but my regulator at the CFTC I bribed, I asked them, why in the world are you invoking the Commodity Exchange Act, Section 5, Paragraph b….”

A slip of the tongue? You be the judge. You can watch the clip on Twitter:

No update or explanation has been made at the time of writing this article. 🤦‍♂️

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