Democratic presidential candidates have sought to outdo one another in promising massive spending increases.
2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates (And Trump) Keep Ignoring This 1 Issue
The rapidly expanding national debt has seemingly been a virtual non-issue so far in the 2020 presidential campaign.
None of the 20 Democratic candidates taking part in the debates later in July touch the national debt issue on their campaign websites, a Daily Caller News Foundation review of their sites found.
The candidates aren’t the only ones ignoring the issue, either. None of the moderators for the first two Democratic presidential debates asked any questions about the national debt.
The federal government is expected to run a $1 trillion deficit in 2019, according to projections from the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released Monday.
“If current laws generally remained unchanged, growing budget deficits would boost federal debt drastically over the next 30 years,” the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) warned in a June report.