America’s massive national debt has reached a staggering $22 trillion. It won’t go away overnight, and so far, there’s no plan to pay it back.

Trump left this out of the State of the Union: America's debt crisis

https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/10/opinions/blue-dog-coalition-national-debt...

U.S. National Debt Hits Record $22 Trillion

https://www.npr.org/2019/02/13/694199256/u-s-national-debt-hits-22-trill...

https://www.ced.org/reports/how-do-we-fix-the-debt

How much debt America actually has

https://www.treasurydirect.gov/NP/debt/current

GOP tax law will add $1.9 trillion to debt: CBO

https://thehill.com/policy/finance/382319-gop-tax-law-will-add-19-trilli...

https://theweek.com/articles/747998/national-debt-explained

Fed indicates it will slow down rate hikes in 2019

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/09/economy/federal-reserve-december-minutes/...

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