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The national debt is, at time of writing, a bit over $17 trillion. The Congressional Budget Office wrote at the end of last November that the national debt was $17.1 trillion

The amount of outstanding debt subject to limit is now around $17.1 trillion

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The Treasury concurs, listing the current national debt (a month and half after the CBO's report) at $17.3 trillion.

The paper to which you linked does not say that the national debt is $90 trillion, but rather that "off-balance-sheet commitments" combined with the national debt equate to around $90 trillion. These "off-balance-sheet commitments" don't measure the debt we've already incurred, but rather the debt we've already incurred as well as the debt we would have to incur in the future maintaining current spending levels, and with assuming predict growth in GDP and healthcare costs. As far as I can tell, Hamilton is not suggesting thatmeasuring something other than the national debt isn't around $17 trillion. He's measuring something different.

The person in the YouTube video to which you linked, Jimmy McMillan, is, as far as I can tell, in no way qualified to make statements about the economy. He cites no evidence for any of his claims, so we can reject them as unsubstantiated and contradicted by the Congressional Budget Office and Treasury. This is ignoring the fact that the surplus he claims the US has is orders of magnitude greater than the entire world's economic output.

The national debt is, at time of writing, a bit over $17 trillion. The Congressional Budget Office wrote at the end of last November that the national debt was $17.1 trillion

The amount of outstanding debt subject to limit is now around $17.1 trillion

(Emphasis in the original text)

The Treasury concurs, listing the current national debt (a month and half after the CBO's report) at $17.3 trillion.

The paper to which you linked does not say that the national debt is $90 trillion, but rather that "off-balance-sheet commitments" combined with the national debt equate to around $90 trillion. These "off-balance-sheet commitments" don't measure the debt we've already incurred, but rather the debt we've already incurred as well as the debt we would have to incur in the future maintaining current spending levels, and with assuming predict growth in GDP and healthcare costs. As far as I can tell, Hamilton is not suggesting that the national debt isn't around $17 trillion. He's measuring something different.

The person in the YouTube video to which you linked, Jimmy McMillan, is, as far as I can tell, in no way qualified to make statements about the economy. He cites no evidence for any of his claims, so we can reject them as unsubstantiated and contradicted by the Congressional Budget Office and Treasury. This is ignoring the fact that the surplus he claims the US has is orders of magnitude greater than the entire world's economic output.

The national debt is, at time of writing, a bit over $17 trillion. The Congressional Budget Office wrote at the end of last November that the national debt was $17.1 trillion

The amount of outstanding debt subject to limit is now around $17.1 trillion

(Emphasis in the original text)

The Treasury concurs, listing the current national debt (a month and half after the CBO's report) at $17.3 trillion.

The paper to which you linked does not say that the national debt is $90 trillion, but rather that "off-balance-sheet commitments" combined with the national debt equate to around $90 trillion. These "off-balance-sheet commitments" don't measure the debt we've already incurred, but rather the debt we've already incurred as well as the debt we would have to incur in the future maintaining current spending levels, and with assuming predict growth in GDP and healthcare costs. As far as I can tell, Hamilton is measuring something other than the national debt.

The person in the YouTube video to which you linked, Jimmy McMillan, is, as far as I can tell, in no way qualified to make statements about the economy. He cites no evidence for any of his claims, so we can reject them as unsubstantiated and contradicted by the Congressional Budget Office and Treasury. This is ignoring the fact that the surplus he claims the US has is orders of magnitude greater than the entire world's economic output.

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The national debt is, at time of writing, a bit over $17 trillion. The Congressional Budget Office wrote at the end of last November that the national debt was $17.1 trillion

The amount of outstanding debt subject to limit is now around $17.1 trillion

(Emphasis in the original text)

The Treasury concurs, listing the current national debt (a month and half after the CBO's report) at $17.3 trillion.

The paper to which you linked does not say that the national debt is $90 trillion, but rather that "off-balance-sheet commitments" combined with the national debt equate to around $90 trillion. These "off-balance-sheet commitments" don't measure the debt we've already incurred, but rather the debt we've already incurred as well as the debt we would have to incur in the future maintaining current spending levels, and with assuming predict growth in GDP and healthcare costs. As far as I can tell, Hamilton is not suggesting that the national debt isn't around $17 trillion. He's measuring something different.

The person in the YouTube video to which you linked, Jimmy McMillan, is, as far as I can tell, in no way qualified to make statements about the economy. He cites no evidence for any of his claims, so we can reject them as unsubstantiated and contradicted by the Congressional Budget Office and Treasury. This is ignoring the fact that the surplus he claims the US has is orders of magnitude greater than the entire world's economic output.