Rather than endure another government shutdown, in the early hours of February 9, GOP and Dem Swamp Creatures joined hands and laid on the American people a budget-busting two-year agreement that will add $400 billion to the national debt.
The deficit is now locked in at $1.2 trillion or 6% of GDP for fiscal year 2019. The national debt will most likely double to $40 trillion before the next decade ends.
For David Stockman’s viewpoint on this development, go to GOP and Dem Swamp Creatures Join Hands. Stockman, an advocate of gold ownership, savages both parties for this development.