July 12, 2017 U.S. Debt: Causes, Costs, and Consequences
Approaching $20 trillion and growing, the U.S. debt sends a strong signal that a fiscal storm is brewing over Washington and the nation.
Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Heritage Foundation
Approaching $20 trillion and growing, the U.S. debt sends a strong signal that a fiscal storm is brewing over Washington and the nation. And yet, discussions over the dangerous size and trajectory of the U.S. debt path have largely disappeared from the media and legislative radar. This silent crisis is only getting worse the longer Washington politicians wait to address it. With the debt limit looming once again in Congress, please join us for an enlightening conversation on the causes, costs, and consequences of the U.S. debt, and how lawmakers can right the nation’s fiscal future.
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