THEY DRAINED THE SWAMP... (STA BREAKING NEWS and ARCHIVES)
swamp being the u.s treasury's piggy bank! do you think pence is the next cheney?
"As of October 24, the U.S. Treasury was flush with $435 billion of cash. That was because the department’s bureaucrats had been issuing debt hand-over-fist and piling up a cash hoard, apparently, for the period after March 15, 2017 when President Hillary Clinton would need to coax another debt ceiling increase out of Congress.
Needless to say, Hillary was unexpectedly (and thankfully) retired to Chappaqua, New York. But the less discussed surprise is that the U.S. Treasury’s cash hoard has virtually disappeared in the run-up to the March 15 expiration of the debt ceiling holiday.
That’s right. As of the Daily Treasury Statement (DTS) for March 7, the cash balance was down to just $88 billion — meaning that $347 billion of cash has flown out the door since October 24.
And I find that on March 8 alone the Treasury consumed another $22 billion of cash — bringing the balance down to $66 billion!"
- PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS: "IT'S OVER FOR TRUMP. ANTI-RUSSIAN NEOCONS ARE IN CHARGE. BUSINESS AS USUAL." - Mother_Of_The_World, 2017-03-14, 17:20 (STA BREAKING NEWS and ARCHIVES)