Spending on Interest and Other Categories During the 2010s

Jan 13, 2020 The U.S. spent more on interest on the national debt than it has on other national priorities over the past decade

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Peter G. Peterson Foundation Chart Pack:

The PGPF chart pack illustrates that budget-making involves many competing priorities, limited resources, and complex issues. In this set of charts, we aim to frame the financial condition and fiscal outlook of the U.S. government within a broad economic, political, and demographic context.
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