When Franklin D. Roosevelt took office in 1933, the public debt was almost $20
billion, ... During its first term, the Roosevelt administration ran large annual
deficits of ... a high of 49.5% of GD...
Feb 20, 2013 ... Yet a decade ago, deficit spending was barely an issue and there were few
worries ... easily manageable 56 percent of GDP—when Clinton left office in
2001. ... Clinton, during his eight years in office, championed dozens of ...
Jul 11, 2012 ... For example, President Reagan took office on Jan. ... no denying the order in
which the last five presidents rank on the basis of deficits: Clinton, ...
Dec 8, 2014 ... Bill Clinton frequently brags about creating a budget surplus, but that was partly a
... Size of national debt when Reagan took office: $1 trillion
The growing deficits started in the year of the last Clinton budget, not in the first
year ... Keep in mind that President Bush took office in January 2001 and his first
Sep 5, 2012 ... Bill Clinton began his presidency inheriting a deficit of over $300 billion (big ... It
is also no coincidence President Clinton left office with a 65 ...
Oct 15, 2012 ... clinton with a republican congress got deficit down to zero but left 5 trillion in debt
read a book ask your mother go to school quit staring at faded ...
Sep 5, 2012 ... During Clinton's entire 8-year presidency, the national debt rose from ... In
comparison, from the day Obama took office (January 20, 2009) to ...
Feb 16, 2015 ... Since World War II, President Richard Nixon left office with the least ... on the
president, but they have a major impact on the national debt.
Sep 23, 2010 ... 19, 2010, edition of Meet the Press, former President Bill Clinton drew a contrast
... In the NewsBusters post, associate editor Noel Sheppard took issue with
Clinton's portrayal. ... It depends on what the definition of "national debt" is. ... The
Office of Management and Budget estimates that the public ...