Former State Senate President and Fix the Debt—Maine Co-Chair Rick Bennett joined a diverse group of concerned individuals from across the country.
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Rising national debt will impact the U.S. economy and American families. See how you will be affected.
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01 December 2016 - The co-chairs of the non-partisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget – Governor Mitch Daniels, Secretary Leon Panetta, and Congressman Tim Penny – offered ten action steps to secure our fiscal future for the president-elect.
22 November 2016 - Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg, co-chairs of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, discussed what Donald Trump could do about the national debt on CNBC’s Squawk Box.
21 November 2016 - Donald Trump shouldn’t add to the national debt when it is already high by historical standards. That's the message Maya MacGuineas had on CBS's Face the Nation.
17 November 2016 - Fix the Debt co-chairs Governor Ed Rendell and Senator Judd Gregg today issued a statement on the national debt challenge President-elect Donald Trump faces.
16 November 2016 - The election of Donald Trump as president sent shockwaves across the nation. Next year he will be working with both a Senate and House of Representatives that remain in Republican hands. It is still too early to know what all this means, but here are some things to look for in the coming days and weeks that will provide some idea of what direction the new president and Congress will take.
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Why it matters
"It's going to take strong will, effective leadership, and a renewed spirit of bipartisanship from our leaders in Washington to address one of the most pressing challenges of our time. The time for action is now if we're to…Ambassador Tony Garza
The pressure is on Congress to address our growing debt if we want to avoid the fiscal cliff. Congress has to address this now – there is no time to wait. It is time for our elected leaders to…Harry Prestanski
Our country stands as a beacon of liberty and hope for people around the world. I care because I’m afraid of a world where these values are diminished because of our government’s inability to function. Fiscal stability and responsible…Michael Taylor
"As a businessman and former elected official, I am worried about Congress’ ability to reach a national debt deal. If we continue to ignore this growing problem, our economy will suffer the consequences. We can expect slower growth, lower…Rick Bennett