Our National Debt Just Hit $22 Trillion. Will Congress Finally Take It Seriously? | The Heritage Foundation

Wow. $22 trillion. Let that huge number sink in. It’s the gross national debt reported Monday by the Treasury Department.The question is, now that we have crossed this inauspicious threshold, will Congress finally get serious about changing the nation’s budget course?

Source: Our National Debt Just Hit $22 Trillion. Will Congress Finally Take It Seriously? | The Heritage Foundation

Congress Should Separate Debt Limit From Spending Battle | The Heritage Foundation

Two major issues will dominate the congressional budget debate over the coming months—the debt limit and the future of the Budget Control Act discretionary spending caps. If past is prologue, Congress may be tempted to deal with the two issues simultaneously as part of one broader debt and spending agreement.

Source: Congress Should Separate Debt Limit From Spending Battle | The Heritage Foundation