Just How Big Is The $6.8 Trillion Federal Budget?

This week, Jeff Bezos thanked Amazon employees and customers for paying for his trip to space in the 'New Shepard' spaceship. Using the CBO's July 2021 projection, we found out how long it would take him to fly to the top of the $6.8 trillion federal budget if it were a stack of dollar bills.

Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, and the Federal Budget

When you're reading the news, you probably see dollar amounts in the millions, billions, and even trillions being discussed all the time. But these numbers are so big that it all starts to sound like "Monopoly money" without context. Luckily, Free the Facts has you covered. Follow us on Instagram for more infographics and videos!

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