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Who Killed the Platinum Coin? (WH says no-go on $1T coin and 14th Amend)
01-12-2013, 03:06 PM (This post was last modified: 01-12-2013 03:12 PM by janedrake.)
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Who Killed the Platinum Coin? (WH says no-go on $1T coin and 14th Amend)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonk...t-ceiling/

Quote:The Treasury Department will not mint a trillion-dollar platinum coin to get around the debt ceiling. If they did, the Federal Reserve would not accept it.
That’s the bottom line of the statement that Anthony Coley, a spokesman for the Treasury Department, gave me today. “Neither the Treasury Department nor the Federal Reserve believes that the law can or should be used to facilitate the production of platinum coins for the purpose of avoiding an increase in the debt limit,” he said.
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