According to the Daily Treasury Statement for Wednesday, April 22, which was published by the U.S. Treasury on Thursday, April 23, that portion of the federal debt that is subject to a legal limit set by Congress closed the day at $18,112,975,000,000—for the 40th day in a row.
$18,112,975,000,000 is about $25 million below the current legal debt limit of $18,113,000,080,959.35. …
In fact, every Daily Treasury Statement since March 13—which was a Friday–has said that the debt subject to the limit has closed the day at $18,112,975,000,000.
And every Daily Treasury Statement since Monday, March 16, has said that the debt has begun the day at $18,112,975,000,000 and closed the day at $18,112,975,000,000.
March 13, the first day the debt closed at $18,112,975,000,000, was the day Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner and other congressional leaders informing them that he was planning to declare a “debt issuance suspension period.”