When Facebook announced Libra, it touted its slate of partners and the benefits that its cryptocurrency would provide. But regulatory pressure caused progress to stall and though the company remains steadfast that Libra will launch, major partners PayPal, eBay, Stripe, Visa and Mastercard have bowed out. In addition, Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Oct. 23. Does Facebook's Libra Association have a path to launch in 2020? Here's a look at its progress and stumbles so far.
Anything But Smooth Sailing
The significant stumbling blocks Facebook has encountered as it tries to push its Libra cryptocurrency forward.