Tagged With Deficit

A top White House economic adviser says the ballooning budget deficit 'doesn’t bother' him


The US budget deficit skyrocketed to a record $207.8 billion in May


Trump says the US suffers 'tremendous imbalance' with Japan on trade but is hopeful the 2 sides can reach a deal



Trump's favourite scorecard for the trade war is finally improving, but not because of tariffs


Modern Monetary Theory could cause one big problem for financial markets


The US national debt just pushed past $22 trillion — here's how Trump's $2 trillion in debt compares with Obama, Bush, and Clinton



The US and China are negotiating a trade war. But during the shutdown, Washington won't reveal how much impact it’s had.


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the theory that deficit spending is good for the economy should 'absolutely' be part of the conversation


The federal budget could squeak into surplus this financial year


Anthony Scaramucci claims Trump isn't a nationalist: 'He likes saying that because it irks these intellectual elitists'


One of Republicans' biggest promises about their tax law is coming apart at the seams


The US budget deficit ballooned to $779 billion this year, the highest since 2012, driven by Trump's tax law and the massive budget deal



Low to middle income earners are paying to repair the federal budget


Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin doubled down on a claim about the tax bill that almost every independent group says is wrong


Trump seems to have a back-up plan if his trade wars fail


China isn't killing the US in trade by as much as we think



A key figure in the GOP's tax plan could spell bad news for the economy


One chart blows up Trump's promise that his budget will eliminate the deficit


Britain faces an 'explosive debt trajectory' in the next 50 years if it ends austerity


New figures show just how much the UK relies on London taxpayers