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FreedomWorks Foundation Center for Economic Freedom Responds to CBO Report on Impact of Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the CBO’s recent report that the partial federal government shutdown cost the U.S. economy $3 billion, John Tamny, Director of the FreedomWorks Foundation’s Center for Economic Freedom, commented:

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Dear Shutdown Alarmists, the Economic Growth Already Happened

BY Adam Brandon and John Tamny

According to Congressional Budget Office (CBO) data, the federal government spent $3.9 trillion in 2017. In Argentina, total federal spending in 2017 was $161 billion.