As it turns out, we didn't have to wait until 2022 for a trillion-dollar deficit. The deficit is now $1,090,000,000,000 and is projected to reach $1,101,000,000,000 in 2020. I can't even count that high!

US deficit tops $1 trillion in first 11 months of fiscal year, Treasury says

US budget deficit by year compared to GDP, debt increase and events