It’s official: U.S. National Debt Exceeds $20 TRILLION

Sep. 13, 2017 by

    — John McCardell —   While the country was focused on the devastating hurricanes late last week, another major storm was brewing with our economy but received little fanfare. For the first time in history, our national debt reached the $20 trillion mark after President Trump signed the legislation suspending the debt limit until December 8. In one fell swoop, the debt increased $317,645,000,000 (that’s over 317 billion for those not wanting to count