President Clinton oversaw a period of considerable economic growth and
expansion ... Clinton ran on the economic platform of balancing the budget,
lowering inflation, ... as did employment growth, w...
Feb 3, 2008 ... Fiscal 2002 is the first for which President George W. Bush signed the ... So any
way you count it, the federal budget was balanced and the ...
Let us establish one point definitively: Bill Clinton didn't balance the budget. ... In
fact, in 1995, two years after that tax hike, the budget baseline submitted by the
president's own Office of Management and Budget and ... The GOP did it in four.
Sep 5, 2012 ... The Untold Story Of How Clinton's Budget Destroyed The American Economy ...
is remembered as the last President to preside over balanced budgets. ... The
CBO had it all wrong, and they had it wrong because they did not ...
Feb 3, 2010 ... Democrat Bill Clinton was president in 1998, when the government finally
recorded a surplus. ... some of the credit for the balanced budgets during the
Clinton administration, ... Did you answer why there was a deficit in 2002?
Feb 20, 2013 ... The window of opportunity for returning to a balanced budget has probably
closed. ... President Clinton acknowledges the crowd prior to giving his State of ...
Reagan did, however, enact tax reform, which helped boost growth ...
Clinton clearly did not achieve a surplus and he didn't leave President Bush .... A
balanced budget or a budget surplus is a great thing, but it's only relevant if the ...
Feb 11, 2011 ... Near the top of the list is the balanced budget constitutional amendment ...
passage, knowing that the thing will never quite materialize and that, if it did, ... of
the one president in recent memory who actually achieved that goal?
Feb 6, 2012 ... Bill Clinton and his allies like to claim credit for creating budget ... The first
President Bush did not interfere that much with the economy.
Sep 5, 2012 ... Conversely, in an open economy, a budget surplus doesn't have to ... or even
balanced budgets; the right budget balance for an economy will ...