Debt limit crisis: Why people won't stop talking about the trillion-dollar coin

Janet Yellen is the latest Treasury secretary to push aside the idea of minting a trillion-dollar coin, but proponents nevertheless embarked on a campaign this week to keep the idea on the table during the coming months of debt-ceiling brinkmanship — just in case policymakers get more desperate for options.
The idea, which first originated in the 1990s, is that the Biden…

This story appeared on, 2023-01-24.
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