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Does the federal government spend more on debt payments than defense?

Posted on AllSides March 22nd, 2024
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FACT CHECK

Interest payments on the federal debt will be $870 billion in 2024, exceeding $822 billion spent on defense, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office projected in February 2024. AllSides highlights content from Gigafact, a network of newsrooms that respond to online claims. View the full fact brief on Wisconsin Watch.

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https://wisconsinwatch.org/2024/03/us-debt-defense-federal-spending-biden-trump-hovde-baldwin-fact-brief/

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