On September 3, Ron Hammond confirmed on Twitter that he was Ripple's new government relations manager. It is reported that Hammond is a former team member who developed the token classification and is a former legislative assistant to Congressman Warren Davidson. In addition, Ripple will continue to dump XRP to the market. Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse said that Ripple actually "reduces sales by quarterly sales." But in September Ripple continued to release XRP in the managed wallet.