Donald Trump says the gold standard would be wonderful.

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In a GQ video interview, Donald Trump says the gold standard would be wonderful.

“Bringing back the gold standard would be very hard to do, but boy, would it be wonderful,” the billionaire continued, “We’d have a standard on which to base our money.”

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“The action that opened Pandora’s Box for good was President Nixon’s final removal of the gold standard in 1971, dubbed, “the Nixon Shock.”

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