Having it all costs money


From AP:

The Treasury Department says the April deficit soared to $82.7 billion, the largest imbalance for that month on record. That was significantly higher than last year's April deficit of $20 billion and was above the $30 billion deficit private economists had been forecasting.

For the fiscal year to date, the budget deficit totaled a shade under $800 billion.

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