This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Kellie Mejdrich on politico.com on September 2, 2020.The US government budget deficit will triple this year to US$3.3 trillion, soaring to the largest percentage of gross domestic product since 1945, the Congressional Budget Office projected on Wednesday.As a result, federal debt held by the public will hit 98 per cent of GDP in fiscal 2020, which ends on September 30, and exceed the size of the…