How much debt has Obama created?

  1. scoop profile image83
    scoopposted 5 years ago

    How much debt has Obama created?

    How much debt did George W. Bush created when he was president?

  2. Two Minute Review profile image61
    Two Minute Reviewposted 5 years ago

    The commonly accepted figure (though I'll STILL get votes down for quoting them) is that the national debt stood at 10.6 trillion on January 20th, 2009. Through Obama's first term it has grown at roughly 4 billion per day and currently sits at about 15.8 trillion ( for a total increase of 5.2 trillion dollars under Obama's watch. Figures as of July 1st, 2012. Projections have the national debt pegged at about 16.8 trillion by the official end of Obama's first (or only) term. That means that under his watch, the debt will have grown by 6.2 Trillion dollars. In other words, a number that took America 226 years to reach (which it finally did in 2002 under GWB - no saint himself), will have taken Obama just 4 short years...

    1. ShootersCenter profile image71
      ShootersCenterposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I've run the same numbers on an article I wrote and was slammed with negative comments so I removed it but the numbers don't lie, politicians do.