President Trump’s first full budget was unveiled yesterday. It has the worthy goal of reducing the national debt as a share of the economy, but how it gets there needs more work.
Last week, Congress finally settled federal government spending for this fiscal year...seven months into it. Now, it already finds itself behind in addressing the budget for the coming year. However, what is even more troubling is that all the time and effort is being spent on a small and diminishing share of the budget.
Our new reality check confronts three current myths with the facts.
The latest long-term national debt forecast is gloomy. We should be doing something about this dark vision of our future now.
As recent polls show that voters and the business community want steps to fix the debt, we give President Trump five good reasons to get started.
National Debt and You