Federal Debt Jumps This Much in Four Weeks

(CNSNews.com) – The debt of the federal government topped $25 trillion for the first time on Tuesday, when it climbed from $24,948,983,700,916.84 to $25,057,924,023,406.80, according to data released by the Treasury Department.

On Wednesday, it continued to climb, reaching $25,058,528,802,142.42 by the close of business that day.

The federal debt had topped $24 trillion for the first time on April 7, when it rose from $23,917,212,663,857.59 to $24,011,523,316,653.36.

Thus, the federal debt increased by more than $1 trillion in just 28 days.

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