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!"

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Republicans have slammed Obama for what they've deemed a "spending problem" after the deal cut to avoid the looming tax increases and budget cuts known as the "fiscal cliff" included a starkly uneven cuts-to-revenue ratio; that is, it raised far more money by raising taxes than it cut from the debt by cutting spending.

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.

The release was also sent to the districts of Reps. Jim MathesonJames (Jim) David MathesonUtah redistricting reform measure likely to qualify for ballot Trump's budget targets affordable, reliable power Work begins on T infrastructure plan MORE (Utah), Mike McIntyre (N.C.), Collin Peterson (Minn.), Tim Walz (Minn.), Jerrold Nadler (N.Y.) and Nick RahallNick Joe RahallWe shouldn't allow politics to impede disaster relief Break the cycle of partisanship with infant, child health care programs Clinton mulls role in 2018 midterms MORE (W.Va.).