Bozek's statement riffs off of Nadler's suggestion that the Federal Reserve mint a trillion-dollar platinum coin, which would then be deposited in the Treasury, essentially paying off the nation's debt.
The statement includes a petition supporters can sign to "tell Obama: Spending is the problem!"
The issue is expected to come up again when Congress fights its next battle, over raising the debt ceiling. Prominent Republicans have said that revenues from tax reform should be off the table going forward, but Democrats indicated they won't accede to that requirement, hoping for as much as $1 trillion in new revenues to balance cuts to spending.
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