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5 Ways Congress Fell Short in Spending Your Money in 2017

January 3, 2018

5 Ways Congress Fell Short in Spending Your Money in 2017

December 28, 2017 | Romina Boccia | The Daily Signal

As 2017 comes to a close, it’s worth remembering that America’s mountain of debt continues to grow.

Here are five key facts about federal spending in 2017 to remember:

1. The deficit reached $666 billion.

By many, 666 is known as the number of the beast in the Book of Revelation in the New Testament. In this case, $666 billion is the 2017 federal budget deficit.

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That’s how much more Congress spent in 2017 than it took in from taxation. Of total spending in 2017, which topped $3,982 billion, Congress borrowed 17 cents on every dollar.

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