National Debt Soars Past $13 Trillion

The U.S. national debt has passed the $13 trillion mark, according to USDebtClock.org, an independent website that tracks the real-time growth of U.S. revenues and spending. On Tuesday, the national debt stood at $12,995,779,490,444.52, according to the Treasury Department's national debt-tracking website TreasuryDirect.gov. The Treasury Department did not immediately return a request from ABC News for comment. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., wasted no time in sounding an alarm...Full Story
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