Statements about Debt

"The reason we have a national debt is not because of defense spending. What is driving our long-term debt are Medicare and Social Security programs."

Says Alex Sink supported "a $5.2 billion increase in Florida's debt."

"Expanding Medicaid would require borrowing more money, drastically expanding our deficit."

"Rick Scott has paid down our debt by about $2 billion. Charlie Crist’s debt went up about $5 billion."

"In the four years before I became governor, we increased state debt $5.2 billion. We've paid it down $2 billion."

"President Obama has no plan to reduce the deficit, let alone pay down the debt."

John Mica "voted to borrow $10 trillion."

President Obama has "added $4 billion in debt every day."

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