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The US government is ramping up borrowing just as its biggest lender is pulling back
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The US government is ramping up borrowing just as its biggest lender is pulling back

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and his wife Louise Linton, hold up a sheet of new $1 bills, the first currency notes bearing his and U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza's signatures. AP/Jacquelyn Martin The US budget deficit is set to increase sharply following the passage of President Donald Trump's tax cuts and budget plan, at a…