Deficit for 2017 hits $666 billion

Deficit for 2017 hits $666 billion

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The federal deficit for fiscal year 2017, which ended last month, hit $666 billion, according to new numbers released Friday by the Treasury Department and White House budget office. The deficit reached 3.5% of the size of the economy, or GDP.

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#1 Oct 21, 2017
Melania Trump is embracing a more active and public schedule as first lady – but she still runs one of the leanest East Wing operations in recent history.

According to a Fox News analysis of White House personnel reports, Melania Trump has significantly reduced the number of aides on the first lady's office payroll in comparison to her predecessor, Michelle Obama.

During then-President Barack Obama’s first year in office, 16 people were listed working for Michelle Obama, earning a combined $1.24 million a year.
This year, just four people were listed working for Melania Trump as of June. Their salaries totaled $486,700.

Melania Trump staff salaries
Lindsay B. Reynolds --$179,700.00 -- assistant to the president and chief of staff to the first lady
Stephanie A. Grisham --$115,000.00 – special assistant to the president and director of communications for the first lady
Timothy G. Tripepi --$115,000.00 – special assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff of operations for the first lady
Mary‐Kathryn Fisher --$77,000.00 – deputy director of advance for the first lady
Source: June 2017 report to Congress on White House personnel

The details are contained in an annual report the White House sends to Congress showing the names, positions and salaries of all its personnel. Both the Obama and Trump administrations acknowledged several additional staffers beyond those listed in the report with the term “first lady” in their titles. But even counting all those employees -- 24 for Michelle Obama and nine for the current first lady -- Melania Trump's office is relatively small.
It's an approach her spokeswoman says is intentional. 

“As with all things that she does, she is being very deliberate in her hiring, focusing on quality over quantity,”
Troll

Sacramento, CA

#2 Oct 21, 2017
The US government has simply gotten too big . For example, the value of all federal property is estimated to be worth about 128 trillion
trolltoo

Harker Heights, TX

#3 Oct 21, 2017
"Deficit for 2017 hits $666 billion" -- so the country needs a tax cut to reduce it's income.(if you spend more than you make ask for a cut in pay) Some in Congress believe tax cuts increase government revenue; do you believe a pay cut will increase your income?
see: THE GROWTH MIRAGE: STATE TAX CUTS DO NOT AUTOMATICALLY LEAD TO ECONOMIC GROWTH William Gale, Aaron Krupkin, and Kim Rueben September 8, 2015 (Tax Policy Center)
Pir

Montréal, Canada

#4 Oct 21, 2017
Everybody wants a piece of the pie.
Jimmy Dandy

Atlanta, GA

#5 Oct 21, 2017
CodeTalker wrote:
Melania Trump is embracing a more active and public schedule as first lady – but she still runs one of the leanest East Wing operations in recent history.

According to a Fox News analysis of White House personnel reports, Melania Trump has significantly reduced the number of aides on the first lady's office payroll in comparison to her predecessor, Michelle Obama.

During then-President Barack Obama’s first year in office, 16 people were listed working for Michelle Obama, earning a combined $1.24 million a year.
This year, just four people were listed working for Melania Trump as of June. Their salaries totaled $486,700.

Melania Trump staff salaries
Lindsay B. Reynolds --$179,700.00 -- assistant to the president and chief of staff to the first lady
Stephanie A. Grisham --$115,000.00 – special assistant to the president and director of communications for the first lady
Timothy G. Tripepi --$115,000.00 – special assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff of operations for the first lady
Mary‐Kathryn Fisher --$77,000.00 – deputy director of advance for the first lady
Source: June 2017 report to Congress on White House personnel

The details are contained in an annual report the White House sends to Congress showing the names, positions and salaries of all its personnel. Both the Obama and Trump administrations acknowledged several additional staffers beyond those listed in the report with the term “first lady” in their titles. But even counting all those employees -- 24 for Michelle Obama and nine for the current first lady -- Melania Trump's office is relatively small.
It's an approach her spokeswoman says is intentional. 

“As with all things that she does, she is being very deliberate in her hiring, focusing on quality over quantity,”
https://youtu.be/Ez7CvvsywMg
Retribution

Hockessin, DE

#6 Oct 21, 2017
CodeTalker wrote:
Melania Trump is embracing a more active and public schedule as first lady – but she still runs one of the leanest East Wing operations in recent history.

According to a Fox News analysis of White House personnel reports, Melania Trump has significantly reduced the number of aides on the first lady's office payroll in comparison to her predecessor, Michelle Obama.

During then-President Barack Obama’s first year in office, 16 people were listed working for Michelle Obama, earning a combined $1.24 million a year.
This year, just four people were listed working for Melania Trump as of June. Their salaries totaled $486,700.

Melania Trump staff salaries
Lindsay B. Reynolds --$179,700.00 -- assistant to the president and chief of staff to the first lady
Stephanie A. Grisham --$115,000.00 – special assistant to the president and director of communications for the first lady
Timothy G. Tripepi --$115,000.00 – special assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff of operations for the first lady
Mary‐Kathryn Fisher --$77,000.00 – deputy director of advance for the first lady
Source: June 2017 report to Congress on White House personnel

The details are contained in an annual report the White House sends to Congress showing the names, positions and salaries of all its personnel. Both the Obama and Trump administrations acknowledged several additional staffers beyond those listed in the report with the term “first lady” in their titles. But even counting all those employees -- 24 for Michelle Obama and nine for the current first lady -- Melania Trump's office is relatively small.
It's an approach her spokeswoman says is intentional. 

“As with all things that she does, she is being very deliberate in her hiring, focusing on quality over quantity,”
ROFL

What they're saving on staff they're more than making up on Trump's golf excursions.

So far to date with 10 months in the oval office the expenses for golf excursions are $74 million.

And so far every Trump golf excursion has gone to are golf courses the POS in the oval office is financially affiliated with.
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Hockessin, DE

#7 Oct 21, 2017
Trump Golf Excursions in 10 months $74 million.

By comparison, Barack Obama and family 8 YEAR White House total travel expenses $90 Million
Jimmy Dandy

Atlanta, GA

#9 Oct 21, 2017
just as foretold by MASTER time after time ,more dirt water KLUXWHIGGER trash states come as opioid abuse — painkillers, heroin, fentanyl and other drugs — rages on. as STD rise is on ,
Jimmy Dandy

Atlanta, GA

#10 Oct 21, 2017
just as foretold by MASTER , all pub pub sees in t-rump is nothing but a old fat racist fraud kluck not worthy of leading much more then a taco-bell , takes fancy suit and big circle of racist fronts away , all ya have is nothing but cheap kluck cult chickenhawk with its lips a flappin. LOLOLOLOL
Jimmy Dandy

Atlanta, GA

#12 Oct 21, 2017
more on the T-RUMP SLUMP. A drop of that magnitude, if continued, would reduce the value of foreign travel within the U.S. by billions of dollars. And the number of jobs supported by foreign tourists and their expenditures in the United States—and thus lost—would easily exceed hundreds of thousands of workers in hotels, restaurants, transportation, stores, tour operations,
anonymous

New York, NY

#14 Oct 21, 2017
Jimmy Dandy wrote:
more on the T-RUMP SLUMP. A drop of that magnitude, if continued, would reduce the value of foreign travel within the U.S. by billions of dollars. And the number of jobs supported by foreign tourists and their expenditures in the United States—and thus lost—would easily exceed hundreds of thousands of workers in hotels, restaurants, transportation, stores, tour operations,
Doesn't matter. Just stop sending our hard earned money overseas. Tax imports. Tax corporations for moving funds out of the country.

If this country simply can't be productive with their own people, then they deserve poverty... but they deserve it all together.
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Hockessin, DE

#15 Oct 21, 2017
The Republican Party's claimed commitment to fiscal restraint, at least on the national level, is not credible.
anonymous

New York, NY

#16 Oct 21, 2017
Jimmy Dandy wrote:
just as foretold by MASTER , all pub pub sees in t-rump is nothing but a old fat racist fraud kluck not worthy of leading much more then a taco-bell , takes fancy suit and big circle of racist fronts away , all ya have is nothing but cheap kluck cult chickenhawk with its lips a flappin. LOLOLOLOL
This talk is really cheap. What I REALLY see is a public that fantasizes about killing zombies...or going to Mars to avoid the coming war, because little Jr. got good SAT scores to the whole family "deserves" to be spared that mess.

You all HAVE a nasty war coming to your door. Deal with it. That train is already off the rails and it's all momentum and Elvis from now on.
MOPORKINtHEHOLE

Atlanta, GA

#20 Oct 23, 2017
anonymous wrote:
<quoted text>

This talk is really cheap. What I REALLY see is a public that fantasizes about killing zombies...or going to Mars to avoid the coming war, because little Jr. got good SAT scores to the whole family "deserves" to be spared that mess.

You all HAVE a nasty war coming to your door. Deal with it. That train is already off the rails and it's all momentum and Elvis from now on.
poster is a Dandy , and 100 percent right on , with kluck trash in the USA kings seat jack , its no surprise at all. Dump Trump and make American great LIKE Dandy again.
MOPORKINtHEHOLE

Atlanta, GA

#21 Oct 23, 2017
anonymous wrote:
<quoted text>

This talk is really cheap. What I REALLY see is a public that fantasizes about killing zombies...or going to Mars to avoid the coming war, because little Jr. got good SAT scores to the whole family "deserves" to be spared that mess.

You all HAVE a nasty war coming to your door. Deal with it. That train is already off the rails and it's all momentum and Elvis from now on.
wow , your mentally ill , and do you hear voices and see magic ghosts from mars, must be your ongoing meth and easy glass dick heroin fit needle up in your ass as seen on displays.
MOPORKINtHEHOLE

Atlanta, GA

#22 Oct 23, 2017
anonymous wrote:
<quoted text>

Doesn't matter. Just stop sending our hard earned money overseas. Tax imports. Tax corporations for moving funds out of the country.

If this country simply can't be productive with their own people, then they deserve poverty... but they deserve it all together.
no no , stop sending the Americans dolla to the cheap two bit cowards in the open kluck racist GV seats jack , as their not worth the toilet peanuts in their peanut brains.
Retribution

Hockessin, DE

#23 Oct 24, 2017
CodeTalker wrote:
Melania Trump is embracing a more active and public schedule as first lady – but she still runs one of the leanest East Wing operations in recent history.

According to a Fox News analysis of White House personnel reports, Melania Trump has significantly reduced the number of aides on the first lady's office payroll in comparison to her predecessor, Michelle Obama.

During then-President Barack Obama’s first year in office, 16 people were listed working for Michelle Obama, earning a combined $1.24 million a year.
This year, just four people were listed working for Melania Trump as of June. Their salaries totaled $486,700.

Melania Trump staff salaries
Lindsay B. Reynolds --$179,700.00 -- assistant to the president and chief of staff to the first lady
Stephanie A. Grisham --$115,000.00 – special assistant to the president and director of communications for the first lady
Timothy G. Tripepi --$115,000.00 – special assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff of operations for the first lady
Mary&#8208;Kathryn Fisher --$77,000.00 – deputy director of advance for the first lady
Source: June 2017 report to Congress on White House personnel

The details are contained in an annual report the White House sends to Congress showing the names, positions and salaries of all its personnel. Both the Obama and Trump administrations acknowledged several additional staffers beyond those listed in the report with the term “first lady” in their titles. But even counting all those employees -- 24 for Michelle Obama and nine for the current first lady -- Melania Trump's office is relatively small.
It's an approach her spokeswoman says is intentional. 

“As with all things that she does, she is being very deliberate in her hiring, focusing on quality over quantity,”
The federal deficit for fiscal year 2017, which ended last month, hit $666 billion, according to new numbers released Friday by the Treasury Department and White House budget office. The deficit reached 3.5% of the size of the economy, or GDP.

Stay on the point of the topic.
Gods Of Osha

Atlanta, GA

#26 Oct 27, 2017
Taint it a shame wrote:
Nobody respects my taint.
he he , thats because they TAINTS got no balls jack.
Cordwainer Trout

Greensburg, KY

#28 Oct 27, 2017
In the year after the eight year debacle of Obama's deficit and debt inflation, it is not surprising at all the deficit wouldn't immediately respond to renewed economic growth. The Left doesn't believe in miracles, yet always wants miracles in response to their poor management.
Gods Of Osha

Atlanta, GA

#29 Oct 27, 2017
as always its right on , in fact on previously foretold wide spread narcotics crisis , no surprise , MORE QUACKSWHACKED. Keep sweeping up more racist/religious dope provides within popo pedo agencies as you watch the crisis lessen to levels that become astonishing. Get the ego out of the DC kings seat and continue nose pinning

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