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THANK YOU TRUMP: U.S. Government Posts $182 Billion Surplus

Donald Trump’s America First agenda places the needs of Americans above all foreigners.

That means the sagging Obama economy is finally getting strong and Americans haven’t been this hopeful in decades.

Now, we’re learning that the government posted a $182 BILLION-DOLLAR surplus in April.

When was the last time THAT happened?

Thank you, President Trump!

From Yahoo News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government had a $182 billion budget surplus in April, confounding market expectations for a deficit, according to Treasury Department data released on Wednesday.

The budget surplus was $106 billion in April 2016, according to Treasury’s monthly budget statement.

The fiscal 2017 year-to-date deficit was $344 billion compared with $353 billion in the same period of fiscal 2016.

When accounting for calendar adjustments, the surplus last month was $145 billion compared with an adjusted surplus of $146 billion the prior year. The adjusted deficit for the fiscal year to date was $373 billion compared with $314 billion the prior fiscal year period.

Receipts last month totaled $456 billion, up 4 percent from April 2016, while outlays stood at $273 billion, a decrease of 18 percent from the same month a year earlier.

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