The Committee for A Responsible Federal Budget released a comprehensive fiscal analysis of the Trump Campaign Platform, and the report found that Trump’s policies would actually accelerate the growth of our national debt and increase it by $11.5 trillion dollars! TRILLION with a “T” like Trump!
GOP Vice Presidential Nominee Mike Pence is partially correct about the national debt and Hillary Clinton's tax and spending plans: 2016 RNC Fact Check
The nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget found that Trump's tax and spending plan would cause an $11.5 trillion increase in the federal debt over the next decade, while Clinton's would cause a $250 billion increase over that period.
A statement from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget said the plan “could be quite beneficial in controlling costs.”
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, an organization that advocates for debt reduction, estimates that Mrs. Clinton’s spending and tax policies would essentially hold the national debt on the trajectory it faces under current law.
Economist Marc Goldwein, senior policy director at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget — a nonpartisan group in Washington, D.C., that advocates for smaller budget deficits — says the ratio of workers per retiree is looking worse and worse.
“Without action, tens of millions of Americans will face a 21 percent across-the-board benefit cut when the Social Security Trust Fund runs dry in 2034,” Maya MacGuineas, the president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, said.
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget evaluated Trumps proposals and found that he would massively increase the deficit
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB) has actively promoted ways to save these programs and lower our future federal deficits. They even have an interactive tool you can use called “The Reformer” to make Social Security solvent over the next 75 years, which you can access at this link on their website.
Ed Lorenzen, senior advisor at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, said “I’d be extremely surprised to see Congress finish the appropriations process before the election.”
The non-partisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget estimates Trump's policies would add $11.5 trillion to the national debt over a decade.