Unformatted text preview: 7.44% of the federal budget. You may see a figure of $275.8 billion as the interest on public debt in some literature. The government does receive some interest payments from trust funds and other sources that offsets approximately $91.8 billion in interest on the public debt. 36...
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- Fall '10
- Law, President of the United States, Federal government of the United States, Washington, D.C., United States public debt, Justice Department