National Debt To Increase By $9 Trillion Over Next Decade, $4.8 Trillion Just In Interest Alone
Nov. 19, 2009:
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Here's a new way to think about the U.S. government's epic borrowing: More than half of the $9 trillion in debt that Uncle Sam is expected to build up over the next decade will be interest.
More than half. In fact, $4.8 trillion.