It's easier to understand when its broken down into smaller numbers and rephrased into understandable terms. Why the U.S. was downgraded:•U.S. Tax revenue: $ 2,170,000,000,000Fed budget: $ 3,820,000,000,000New debt: $ 1,650,000,000,000National debt: $14,271,000,000,000Recent budget cuts: $ 38,500,000,000 Let's now remove 8 zeros and pretend it's a household budget to put this all in perspective.• Annual family income: $ 21,700• Money the family spent: $ 38,200• New debt on the credit card: $ 16,500• Outstanding balance on the credit card: $ 142,710• Total budget cuts: $ 385Got It ?????? (To Be Continued
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