U.S. public debt reaches $17T

10/19/2013 | Hill, The

The U.S. public debt reached $17.076 trillion last week, according to the Treasury Department. On Wednesday, it had stood at $16.747 trillion. The increase was due to the extraordinary measures Treasury had to take to avoid hitting the debt ceiling before the agreement in Congress.

View Full Article in:

Hill, The

Published in Brief: