The amount of government waste in 2013 was still sky-high as the U.S. made roughly $100 billion in improper payments.
The U.S. government waste can be attributed mostly to overpayments which account for roughly $97 billion. About $9 billion in underpayments also occurred.
2010 boasted the highest figures of improper payments which reached $121 billion. The Obama administration has been steadily lowering government waste ever since.
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