The United States budget deficit is expected to reach $1 trillion this year. Chris Cillizza explains America’s crazy spending and why politicians, including President Trump, seem to avoid talking about the problem.
SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Don’t look now, but the US deficit is skyrocketing
The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2020 to 2030
The Real National Security Threat: America’s Debt
Transcript: Donald Trump interview with Bob Woodward and Robert Costa
U.S. deficit to eclipse $1 trillion in 2020, CBO says, as fiscal imbalance continues to widen
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