CQ Future: The national debt

Passengers wearing face masks wait for their bus in front of a national debt display on Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest in Washington. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Passengers wearing face masks wait for their bus in front of a national debt display on Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest in Washington. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Posted November 13, 2020 at 8:00am

Debt? What debt? Conventional wisdom in Washington used to dictate that bringing down the national deficit would help ensure a healthy economy. CQ Roll Call’s Shawn Zeller speaks to economist and former Obama adviser Jason Furman, who argues that deficits aren’t the end of the world.

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