WASHINGTON, DC – February 13, 2019
The US national debt has exceeded $22 trillion for the first time, just 11 months after it hit $21 trillion.
Thus, since Donald Trump assumed the presidency, the national debt has grown by $2 trillion. The acceleration was particularly noticeable last year, when Trump cut taxes by $1.5 trillion, and Congress took measures to increase spending on domestic and military programs.
The Congressional Budget Office predicts a deficit of $897 billion this year, which is 15% more than last year. And from 2022, the figure will exceed $1 trillio...