Tagged With Deficit

Trump's chief of staff Mick Mulvaney just admitted Republicans are total hypocrites on cutting the federal deficit


As the US budget deficit barrels toward $1 trillion, the White House doubles down on claim that tax cuts will 'pay for themselves'


US budget deficit jumps in January, putting it on track to hit $1 trillion for first time since 2012



A quick guide to the latest White House budget plan, which slashes safety net programs and ramps up military spending


Trump promised to eliminate the deficit within 8 years. It would take until 2035 under his new budget proposal.


Trump's favourite trade war scorecard posted its best figure in 6 years in 2019



The US budget deficit is projected to top $1 trillion this year, its highest level since 2012


Trump says reforming Social Security and Medicare is 'the easiest of all things' as he appears open to cutting entitlement spending


'Who the hell cares about the budget?': Trump tears into critics of mounting federal spending and debt under his watch


Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen says it's OK for the US to add to its $23 trillion debt pile — as long as it's used to pay for climate change and education programs


US budget deficit jumps above $1 trillion for first time since 2012


Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman says the US's current $23 trillion federal debt is 'not a serious problem'



US 12-month budget deficit above $1 trillion for 2nd straight month


US budget deficit jumps above $1 trillion for the first time in more than 6 years


Trump promised to get rid of red ink in 8 years. But the deficit just topped $1 trillion for the first time since 2012.


Trump’s favourite scorecard for the US-China trade war took a hit in July



The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected


The US budget deficit has already swelled beyond its total from last year


The new federal budget shows how Republicans went from being thrifters to big spenders on deficits in the Trump era


Trump vowed to pay off the national debt in 8 years. But he’s touting a budget deal that would raise spending by more than $300 billion.