Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) (photo credit: Gage Skidmore)

Rand Paul Calls for Monetary Commission to Study Gold and Alternatives (VIDEO)

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At a meet and greet in Altoona, Iowa, Rand Paul responded to Cruz’s suggestion we need sound money “ideally tied to gold”:

THE PULSE 2016: Senator Paul, monetary policy was injected into the last debate and was kind of your bread and butter. Senator Cruz talked about — actually during the CNBC debate, too — tying this to gold. As president, would you push a gold standard?

SEN. RAND PAUL: I think what we’d try to find out is to study the situation and see if we could have a currency that’s once again backed — when we did have a currency backed by a commodity, backed by gold or silver, the currency maintained its value. I think that there are many who argue that a stronger currency and a strong value is actually much better for an economy to grow, for real wages to grow, and for people to have real savings and not have their savings taken [inaudible]. So I do support the concept. How we get there is a more technical aspect, but I would definitely study it and see whether we could do it practically.

Shane Vander Hart is the online communications manager for American Principles in Action, a frequent contributor to TruthInAmericanEducation.com, and the editor of Iowa-based CaffeinatedThoughts.com.


Shane Vander Hart

Shane Vander Hart, an Iowa native, is the online communications manager for the American Principles Project and a frequent contributor to TruthInAmericanEducation.com. Shane is also the Editor-in-Chief for CaffeinatedThoughts.com, a popular Christian conservative blog.

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