A pro-Ripple lawyer accuses the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of targeting Ripple and its CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, in their legal battle. The lawyer claims that the SEC has manipulated Ripple’s transparency and willingness to engage with regulators against them. The lawyer also reveals details about a speech by a former SEC director in 2018, suggesting potential favoritism towards Ethereum by the SEC. The evolving regulatory landscape and the implications of the speech complicate the ongoing XRP lawsuit.

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