Trump asks aides to find ways of weakening the dollar

Trump asks aides to find ways of weakening the dollar from GATA

All the president needs to do is compel the Treasury Department and Federal Reserve to answer U.S. Rep. Alex Mooney’s questions from last year —

— and compel the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to answer GATA’s questions from last year:

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Trump’s Concern about Strengthening Dollar Shows Up in Fed Interviews

By Saleha Mohsin and Jennifer Jacobs
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

President Donald Trump has grown concerned that the strengthening U.S. dollar is a threat to his economic agenda and has asked aides to cast about for ways to weaken the greenback, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Chris Powell

The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee was organized in the fall of 1998 to expose, oppose, and litigate against collusion to control the price and supply of gold and related financial instruments. The committee arose from essays by Bill Murphy, a financial commentator on the Internet (, and by Chris Powell, a newspaper editor in Connecticut. Murphy's essays reported evidence of collusion among financial institutions to suppress the price of gold. Powell, whose newspaper had been involved in antitrust litigation, replied with an essay proposing that gold mining and investor interests should act on Murphy's essays by bringing antitrust lawsuits against financial institutions involved in the collusion against gold. The response to these essays was so favorable that the committee was formed and formally incorporated in Delaware in January 1999. Murphy became chairman and Powell secretary and treasurer.