The national deficit was nowhere near $17 trillion in 2008.<quoted text>
The debt has not tripled. You people are dumber than sh*t.
The Debt when Obama took office was around 10.5 trillion.
The financial meltdown was announced in August of 2008. The Democrats had controlled Congress for 18 months, not two years. What policy did they change to create this?
The Recession started in 4th quarter of 2007. Please list the legislation the Democrats passed in the first 9 months of 2007 that created this recession. How much debt is directly attributabe to the Bush recession?
The housing collapse started in 2006.
Carol, you keep worshiping George Bush, Eric Cantor,John Boehner, Mitch McConnell & Paul Ryan. They took us from the balance budget you fricken idiots vlim to love to economic disaster. ON PURPOSE. They voted to take us off that path.
Obama gets a pass for the first few years after the crisis. But because he was more concerned about passing Obamacare, he is responsible for the deficit tripling under his watch and slowing down the economy and job growth because of it.
Back in 2010, CBS News reported estimates put the deficit near $20 trillion by 2016 and almost $26 trillion by 2020.