“Crazy, Stupid” Federal Spending Proposals from Candidates of Both Parties

In Analysis by Michael Rae

Thanks to the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019, which has been described as “the worst budget deal in history,” the U.S. government will spend $57.9 trillion over the next 10 years, with $12.2 trillion of that spending requiring new borrowing that will add to the U.S. government’s bloated $22.7 trillion national debt.
Those already crazy numbers come from the Congressional Budget Office’s August 2019 estimate of the U.S. government’s budget outlook from 2020 through 2029. But if you’ve been paying attention to what the major contenders for the 2020 presidential election are proposing to spend, the numbers for unsustainable government spending

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