After 2008, it becomes harder to separate spending that was initiated under Mr. Bush from that under Mr. Obama. We do know that spending for Part D has risen rapidly Republicans phased in the program to disguise its budgetary cost adding $150 billion to the debt during 2009-11.
Budget office: Obamas health law reduces deficit
Congress budget scorekeepers are taking a new look at President Barack Obamas health care law and they still say it is expected to reduce federal deficits.
Its the first in-depth look by nonpartisan experts since the Supreme Court upheld most of the law last month.
The court made one exception: States dont have to sign on to a planned expansion of Medicaid for their low-income residents. The Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday that that could reduce the number of people covered by several million. But taxpayers would also save on costs.
Overall, spending cuts and tax increases in Obamas law more than offset new spending,
Repealing the law, as Republicans want to do, would increase the deficit by $109 billion from 2013 to 2022.
not that facts matter to you, but there ya go.
How about we look at how much was spent on each line item? Numbers don't lie.
Explain to us how the deficit the Republicans gave the Democrats exploded by ONE THOUSAND PERCENT after the Democrats took control of all the purse strings of government.