Observing Presidents Day this week provided a timely reminder of the importance of presidential leadership in addressing the national debt.
Washington faces a packed agenda aimed at growing the economy, with important areas such as health care and tax reform on the table. At the same time, the new administration and Congress face historically high and rising national debt. That’s why we published a timely guide for reducing the debt while growing the economy.
Tax reform is near the top of the agenda in Washington. Few would argue that tax reform is desperately needed, but we cannot afford for it to be done in an irresponsible way.
Around this time of year, we usually hear from the president on the state of the union. Now, a bipartisan group of lawmakers want an annual look specifically at our fiscal situation.
Did you know that President Trump entered the White House with the highest national debt as a share of the economy than any President other than Harry Truman in 1945?