U.S. Deficit Will Reach $1 Trillion Next Year

Even as the White House has discussed payroll tax cuts to stimulate the economy, the Congressional Budget Office found the U.S. deficit will reach $1 trillion next year due to Trump administration policies that largely favor the rich. What do you think?

“At least we’re not some joyless cheapskate nation that never splurges on a $1.5 billion fighter jet.”

Rebekka Mcneill • Pole Vault Supplier

“Yes, but since it’s a deficit, it’s really negative one trillion. So that’s not really any money at all.”

Roman Franco • Pet Stylist

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“It’s a good thing a Democrat isn’t president. Otherwise, this might matter.”

Ned Boyer • Fence Painter

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