Trump, Congress use taxpayers’ credit card in costly budget deal

Published Aug 6, 2019. By Jessica Wehrman .

Here’s a bar tab you wouldn’t ever want: Within 10 years, the federal government will owe foreign and domestic creditors at least $28.5 trillion.

Robert L. Bixby, executive director of the nonpartisan Concord Coalition, said, “If it seems nobody in Washington cares about the issue, you’re right.”