The U.S. government posted a December budget deficit of $144 billion - a record for the month - due to far higher outlays with coronavirus relief spending and unemployment benefits, while revenues ticked slightly higher, the Treasury Department said on Wednes…
  • Reuters
  • Jan 14, 2021

U.S. December deficit hits $144 billion, record for the month - Reuters

FILE PHOTO: A U.S. five dollar note is seen in this illustration photo June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government posted a December budget … [+964 chars]

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