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US budget deficit nearly doubles in December from year ago

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President-elect Donald Trump promises big tax cuts, a border wall and massive spending on infrastructure. That's a recipe for bigger deficits that fiscally-conservative Republicans have railed against during President Barack Obama's tenure.