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Tuesday, September 4, 2012
As The Democrats Party And Play--It's Official: Federal Debt Tops $16 Trillion
BREAKING--It's Official: Federal Debt Tops $16 Trillion
Terence P. Jeffrey
President Barack Obama shakes hands with Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. (AP Photo)
(CNSNews.com) - At 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, the U.S. Treasury reported that as of the close of business on Friday, Aug. 31, the U.S. debt had reached $16,015,769,788,215.80.
That marks the first time in the nation's history that the federal government's debt had exeeded $16 trillion.
As of the close of business on Thursday, Aug. 30, the U.S. government's debt had stood at $15,990,541,092,391.91.
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