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Biden Is Mortgaging Our Future with More Spending, Debt and Taxes than Ever Before

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Biden Is Mortgaging Our Future with More Spending, Debt and Taxes than Ever Before

New York Post May 27, 2021
EconomicsBudget

Federal spending under President Joe Biden would exceed $45,000 per household next year.

Two distressing facts to remember about President Biden’s new 10-year budget proposal. First, his proposed spending spree would bring the largest federal debt in American history. Second, this budget does not even include additional spending and debt proposals that are coming later.

On that first point, President Biden proposes that Washington spend $6 trillion next year — even as the pandemic recedes and the economy moves back towards full employment. Just a few years after federal spending first passed the $4 trillion threshold, President Biden would quickly blow past $6 trillion next year on the way past $8 trillion within a decade. Federal spending next year would exceed $45,000 per household. Is anyone possibly getting their money’s worth?

Continue reading the entire piece here at the New York Post

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Brian M. Riedl is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Follow him on Twitter here.

Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images

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