On October 5th, the US House Financial Services Committee was not satisfied with Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg as a representative. Several representatives were calling on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to attend the meeting directly. The company's new cryptocurrency program Libra. Texas State Assemblyman Sylvia Garcia asked Zuckerberg to attend. In a statement sent via e-mail, Garcia said that Zuckerberg directly addressed people's concerns about the Libra project and "why Facebook wants to develop its own cryptocurrency" is "critical." Texas Rep. Lance Gooden also said he hopes Zuckerberg will appear in front of the committee. Gooden said in an e-mailed statement, "After the last hearing, my colleagues and I had more questions than we got. If Facebook agrees with our commitment to the American people about transparency, then I hope Zachber Grid shares his testimony on the committee."