As Debt Rises, the Government Will Soon Spend More on Interest Than on the Military

Within a decade, more than $900 billion in interest payments will be due annually, easily outpacing spending on myriad other programs. Already the fastest-growing major government expense, the cost of interest is on track to hit $390 billion next year, nearly 50 percent more than in 2017, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/25/business/economy/us-government-debt-interest.html