It’s Official: Debt Tops $20 Trillion for First Time; Jumps $317,645,000,000 in 1 Day

The federal debt officially surpassed $20 trillion for the first time on Friday, as the debt subject to the legal limit set by Congress jumped $317,645,000,000 in one day–following President Donald Trump’s signing of a spending-and-debt-limit deal that will fund the government through Dec. 8.

At the close of business on Thursday, Sept. 7, according to the Daily Treasury Statement for Friday, the total debt of the federal government was $19,844,587,000,000 and the portion of it subject to the legal limit set by Congress was $19,808,747,000.

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https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/debt-tops-20-trillion-first-time-jumps-317645000000-1-day

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