Federal debt is on an unsustainable path

May 2, 2016 SOURCE: Congressional Budget Office, The 2015 Long-Term Budget Outlook, July 2015, and Budgetary and Economic Outcomes Under Paths for Federal Revenues and Noninterest Spending Specified by Chairman Price, March 2016. Compiled by PGPF.

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