Treasury announces $68 billion monthly deficit

July 13, 2010

The Treasury Department announced today a monthly budget deficit of $68 billion for June. The budget year-to-date deficit is now amounts to just over $1 trillion.

According to the CBO, the total deficit for the 2010 budget year is expected to be $1.37 trillion, the second highest since WWII (last year’s $1.4 trillion deficit was the highest).  As numerous economists have warned, we face an unprecedented fiscal disaster if overspending is not reigned in.

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