David Wessel discussed where the trillions of dollars that make up the federal budget come from and where all that money goes. He focused on the consequences of high deficits and a high national debt and urged an end to partisanship in order to get spending under control. He responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore. close
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