The history of the United States public debt started with federal government debt
incurred .... During this period 55% of the national debt was paid off. ... When
Franklin D. Roosevelt took office i...
Feb 3, 2008 ... This chart, based on historical figures from the nonpartisan Congressional
Budget Office, shows the total deficit or surplus for each fiscal year ...
The figure shows the Clinton deficit baseline. What changed this bleak outlook?
... 1998, 210, +60. * Congressional Budget Office forecast, April 1995.
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
May 24, 2016 ... The late 1990s during former President Bill Clinton's administration were a ... and
a surplus when my husband left the White House," Clinton said in July, lamenting
the Bush administration's turn back to deficits in the 2000s.
Jan 8, 2013 ... CHART: How The Clinton Surpluses Turned Into More Than $6 Trillion .... The
reason Mr. Clinton had a “surplus” is because his administration took the surplus
... Mr. Obama's been in office the last 4 years and he and his ...
TL;DR -- Decreasing rate of spending increases, increased revenues through
higher marginal .... Interestingly, the national debt GREW for every year Bill
Clinton was in office. If they deficit had truly been turned into a surplus, even a
small one, ...
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
Jan 15, 2010 ... When President Bush took office in 2001, he inherited a $236 billion ... the Bush
administration took over from President Bill Clinton in 2001, ...
Jun 2, 2011 ... $11-plus trillion debt when George Bush left office." ... Steny Hoyer says George
W. Bush inherited $5.6 trillion surplus from Bill Clinton ... clear that he was
comparing a projected surplus to the deficit weaken his argument.