It’s Official: Debt Tops $20 Trillion for First Time; Jumps $317,645,000,000 in 1 Day

The federal debt officially surpassed $20 trillion for the first time on Friday, as the debt subject to the legal limit set by Congress jumped $317,645,000,000 in one day–following President Donald Trump’s signing of a spending-and-debt-limit deal that will fund the government through Dec. 8.

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