In June, the US budget deficit exceeded $ 864 billion, according to data from the Ministry of Finance of the country.
The Washington Post emphasizes that this is a record figure.
In connection with the measures that the US authorities are taking in response to the spread of the coronavirus, Federal spending in June exceeded $ 1.1 trillion. At the same time, the budget received $240 billion. In June 2019, the deficit did not exceed $ 8.5 billion.
In the first nine months of the fiscal year, the deficit exceeded $ 2.7 trillion.
Recall that in June, CBS News concerning the Ministry of Finance of the country reported that the national debt of the United States reached a record high, stopping at the level of $ 26 trillion.