Federal Spending Hit 10-Year High Through March; Taxes Hit 5-Year Low

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If taxes are going to be cut, government, should be cut with them. We have not done this.

(From CNS News)

The federal government spent $2,198,468,000,000 in the first six months of fiscal 2019 (October through March), which is the most it has spent in the first six months of any fiscal year in the last decade, according to the Monthly Treasury Statements.

The last time the government spent more in the October-through-March period was in fiscal 2009, when it spent $2,326,360,180,000 in constant March 2019 dollars.