Federal Budget in Pictures

Deficits Return to Trillion-Dollar Levels by 2022

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According to the Congressional Budget Office, federal deficits will reach $1 trillion within eight years. The primary culprit is out-of-control federal spending, which is already above the historical average and is expected to rise drastically.

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DEFICITS RETURN TO TRILLION DOLLAR LEVELS BY 2022

Deficits Return to Trillion-Dollar Levels by 2022

Source: Congressional Budget Office.