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Thread: The deficit: Not as bad as they want you to think

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    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

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-def...ys-11568311201

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

    https://www.thebalance.com/us-deficit-by-year-3306306

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    While campaigning for President, Donald Trump promised to reduce the federal deficit and eliminate the national debt if he's elected. Yeah, let's see how that has been working out:

    US budget deficit finishes just short of $1 trillion for fiscal 2019

    https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/25/polit...019/index.html

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