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r3020
Senior Advisor

132 billion/month

snip- Portman's office notes that according to Obama's budget, total debt subject to the statutory debt will reach limit will reach $16.334 trillion by September 30, 2012. This is just $60 billion below the 16,394,000,000,000 debt limit. Since the federal government is adding to the national debt at a rate of $132 billion a month, the debt ceiling is on schedule to be reached by October 15, 2012. http://campaign2012.washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential/us-hit-debt-limit-election-day...