Tag: Treasury Department

U.S. National Debt Tops $33 Trillion for First Time

America’s gross national debt exceeded $33 trillion for the first time on Monday, providing a stark reminder of the country’s shaky fiscal trajectory at a moment when Washington faces the prospect of a government shutdown this month amid another fight over federal spending. The Treasury Department noted the milestone in its daily report detailing the […]

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U.S. Aims New Sanctions at Russian Military Supply Chains

The United States on Thursday imposed one of its largest sanctions packages related to the war in Ukraine, penalizing more than 150 companies and individuals that officials said were profiting from Russia’s invasion and their proximity to the Kremlin and President Vladimir V. Putin. The sanctions are part of the U.S. effort “to target Russia’s […]

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