Every month the U.S. Treasury releases data on the federal budget, including the current deficit. Here is the data for August 2018.
The deficit for August 2018 is more than $60 billion higher than it otherwise would have been. Spending that normally would have occurred in September was shifted forward into August since the regularly scheduled payment dates fell on a weekend or holiday.
The rapid growth of the deficit so far this year is likely the leading edge of continued growth in future deficits and an indication of the harmful fiscal effects of policies enacted over the previous several months.