2015 deficit actual = $438 billion
GOP deficits for next ten years skyrocket to ONE TRILLION a year, NINE TRILLION added on to national debt.
GOP deficit by year
2017: $582 billion
2018: $541 billion
2019: $673 billion
2020: $728 billion
2021: $785 billion
2022: $897 billion
2023: $892 billion
2024: $863 billion
2025: $946 billion
2026: $1,008 billion
Note: these are the announced deficits, ie.. optimistic, pie-in-the-sky, best case deficits; we know what will happen to those fantasies.
Conservative Washington Examiner today:
"The House Budget Committee released a budget resolution on Tuesday that envisions a $29 trillion national debt by fiscal year 2026, a $9 trillion increase over the next decade."
GOP House Budget Resolution from yesterday - Web Link
Where is the conservative party of balanced budgets? Didn't Trump rightfully abuse Obama for ten trillion in debt in the aftermath of the Great Recession? Didn't Trump tell us he would reduce the debt? That we would win so much we would get tired of winning?
Just months ago, the GOP told us they would balance the budget in 2026. Quote: " The former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen calls our debt “the most significant threat to our national security.” "
See page 3 in "A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America" House Budget Committee, March 2016 Web Link
As soon as they take power, they go from a balanced budget in ten years to Nine Trillion in additional debt.
Question for you: now, knowing we have them going from balanced budget to at least Nine Trillion in just their first day of power, who shall now wear the label of “the most significant threat to our national security” ?