US debt surpasses historical $20 trillion
Published time: 12 Sep, 2017 09:45
Edited time: 12 Sep, 2017 09:46
The United States has now officially accumulated a $20 trillion debt. The ceiling was broken after the White House allowed the Treasury to borrow more money.
As of Tuesday, the American national debt stood at $20.16 trillion, according to the US Debt Clock website. This is almost $62,000 per person and over $167,000 per tax payer.