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==Reference==
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==About==
* [http://www.publicdebt.treas.gov/opd/opd.htm Bureau of the Public Debt]: historical summaries
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This article relates to comparisons of budgetary spending and policy across the different {{USA}} Presidential administrations.
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==Numbers==
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! Date      || $ || %GDP || $                    || %GDP || [[President of the United States|president]]
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| 1992-09-30 ||  ||      || 4,064,620,655,521.66 || || [[George H.W. Bush|Bush I]] leaving, [[Bill Clinton|Clinton]] incoming
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| 2000-09-30 ||  ||      || 5,674,178,209,886.86 || || [[Bill Clinton|Clinton]] leaving, [[Bush-Cheney administration|Bush II]] incoming
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| 2007-09-30 ||  ||      || 9,007,653,372,262.48 || || [[Bush-Cheney administration|Bush II]] leaving, [[Barack Obama|Obama]] incoming
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[http://www.treasurydirect.gov/govt/reports/pd/histdebt/histdebt.htm Source]
 
==Links==
 
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===Reference===
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** [http://web.archive.org/web/20070202004154/http://www.publicdebt.treas.gov/opd/opd.htm earlier incarnation] of that information
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* '''2013-10-20''' [http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2013/oct/22/tom-colicchio/celebrated-chef-tom-colicchio-tweets-relatively-li/ Celebrated chef Tom Colicchio tweets that relatively little debt accumulated under Barack Obama]: FALSE
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* '''2013-07-24''' [http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2013/jul/25/barack-obama/obama-says-deficit-falling-fastest-rate-60-years/ Obama says deficit is falling at the fastest rate in 60 years]: TRUE
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* '''2008-07-20''' [https://web.archive.org/web/20130503214949/http://www.geldpress.com/2008/07/us-budget-reporting-deception The United States Has Not Had A Balanced Budget Since 1957!] (archived) explains how the claims of a surplus for Clinton are actually derived by leaving out part of the debt.
 
* [http://www.sideshow.connectfree.co.uk/JustForTheRecord.htm Just For the Record] by Dwight Meredith: multiple comparisons across [[John F. Kennedy|Kennedy]]/[[Lyndon B. Johnson|Johnson]], [[Richard M. Nixon|Nixon]]/[[Gerald R. Ford|Ford]], [[Jimmy Carter|Carter]], [[Ronald Reagan|Reagan]], [[George H.W. Bush|Bush I]], and [[Bill Clinton|Clinton]] administrations. Summary (all figures are in 1996 dollars):
 
* [http://www.sideshow.connectfree.co.uk/JustForTheRecord.htm Just For the Record] by Dwight Meredith: multiple comparisons across [[John F. Kennedy|Kennedy]]/[[Lyndon B. Johnson|Johnson]], [[Richard M. Nixon|Nixon]]/[[Gerald R. Ford|Ford]], [[Jimmy Carter|Carter]], [[Ronald Reagan|Reagan]], [[George H.W. Bush|Bush I]], and [[Bill Clinton|Clinton]] administrations. Summary (all figures are in 1996 dollars):
 
** Republican presidents increased the national debt by $3.8 trillion, with an average annual deficit of $190 billion.
 
** Republican presidents increased the national debt by $3.8 trillion, with an average annual deficit of $190 billion.

Latest revision as of 17:10, 24 June 2014

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About

This article relates to comparisons of budgetary spending and policy across the different United States Presidential administrations.

Numbers

Deficit Debt
Date $ %GDP $ %GDP president
1992-09-30 4,064,620,655,521.66 Bush I leaving, Clinton incoming
2000-09-30 5,674,178,209,886.86 Clinton leaving, Bush II incoming
2007-09-30 9,007,653,372,262.48 Bush II leaving, Obama incoming

Source

Links

Reference

  • [-by-year listings of the US public debt, going back to 1791

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