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US national debt hits $21 trillion

The United States national debt exceeded $21 trillion for the first time, a little more than six months after it hit first $20 trillion on September 8, 2017. The national debt was $21.031 trillion on Thursday. The government releases …

US national debt hits $19 trillion

The US national debt hit $19 trillion last week, according to the latest figures released by the US Treasury Department. $13.7 trillion is debt held by private investors and the rest is internal government borrowing, the Washington …