Granny says, "Dat's right - we can't afford it - let some o' dem anti-American countries pay fer it... $2.4 Billion for Peacekeeping? Trump Administration Mulls UN Funding Cuts March 14, 2017 – With the Trump administration looking at ways to reduce U.S. contributions to the United Nations, the approximately $2.4 billion of taxpayers’ money that goes towards peacekeeping missions each year is in the spotlight. The U.S. is liable for 28.57 percent of the total budget for global peacekeeping missions. The Obama administration’s request for FY2017 was $2.394 billion. The FY2016 U.S. funding estimate was $2.460 billion See also: Feds Hit Debt Limit—Again; Debt Now Exceeds Limit Set in 2008 by $8,550,505,000,000 March 15, 2017 | With the close of business today, the period in which Congress suspended any legal limit on the federal debt expires and as of tomorrow the limit on the federal debt will be set at whatever the level of debt happens to be.