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The US national debt just pushed past $22 trillion — here’s how Trump’s $2 trillion in debt compares with Obama, Bush, and Clinton

The US national debt has topped $22 trillion for the first time, but the debt addition under President Donald Trump is not quite historic.
Supporters of republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney stand next to a national debt clock during a rally at Exeter High School on January 8, 2012 in Exeter, New Hampshire.

The US national debt just topped $22 trillion for the first time in history

The increase in national-debt accumulation has been caused by the GOP tax law's cut to revenues and the bipartisan budget deal's increased spending.
President Donald Trump answered questions from the press outside the White House before departing to the G20 summit in November 2018.

Trump is reportedly not worried about a massive US debt crisis as he’ll be out of office by then

US debt stands at about $21 trillion, and the federal government is expected to add $1.34 trillion this year — its most since 2010.

Malaysia will not implement wealth tax – for now – so economy can recover, says Finance Minister

Wealth, inheritance and capital gains tax are some of the taxes Malaysia has decided not to implement for fear of "massive" capital flight.
His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong XV Sultan Muhammad V at his official residence, Istana Negara on November 3, 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Malaysia’s king says he’ll take a 10% pay cut as citizens crowdfund $15 million to help pay off the nation’s staggering debt

Malaysia's king will take a 10% cut to his salary and emoluments to help the government pay off a $251 billion debt.The king made the decision after citizens crowdfunded more than $15 million towards the debt.
Seychelles islands taken from Mahé, the nation's largest island.

A tropical island nation is promising to save thousands of turtles and dolphins for $21 million off its national debt

The Seychelles struck a deal with a charity to establish conservation zones in exchange for a large payment towards its debt.

Here’s what a top intel chief says is the biggest internal threat to US national security

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told lawmakers Tuesday that the growing national debt is the biggest internal threat to US national security.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth smiles as she leaves after the State Opening of Parliament, at the Palace of Westminster in London May 8, 2013.

15 people voluntarily paid £200,000 extra tax last year in ‘patriotic gifts’

15 people chose to donate to the Treasury in the year to March in order to help reduce national debt.