Peterson Foundation's Fiscal Summit Convenes Leaders To Discuss Economic Priorities for Next President
Leading experts and policymakers from across the political spectrum gather today to discuss the fiscal and economic priorities for the next president, at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation's 2016 Fiscal Summit: Leadership for a Secure Future.
The Foundation's seventh-annual Fiscal Summit will explore the leadership required to solve our long-term fiscal challenges and secure America's economic future.
At $19 trillion and growing, the national debt threatens America's fiscal, economic, and national security. Our global standing and ability to confront our greatest threats tomorrow are dependent on our leaders today.
If the next president serves two full terms, by the time he or she leaves office, interest alone on the national debt will become the third-largest government "program."
Throughout the Summit, policymakers, experts, and thought leaders will offer their recommendations on what needs to be accomplished in the next four to eight years to make progress on our nation's priorities...