Fox Business: US National Debt Tops $34 Trillion for First Time in History
Article by Megan Henney in Fox Business
The U.S. national debt topped $34 trillion for the first time ever, crossing a critical milestone at a time when government spending is already under scrutiny.
The national debt – which measures what the U.S. owes its creditors — hit $34 trillion as of Friday afternoon, according to new data published by the Treasury Department. By comparison, just four decades ago, the national debt hovered around $907 billion.
"We are beginning a new year, but our national debt remains on the same damaging and .......