Statements about Debt

Under President George W. Bush, "we added $4.9 trillion to the debt. Under President Obama … we’ve added $6.5 trillion to the debt."

"The only time in our history when the debt has been higher than this was the end of World War II."

"Even if you took literally every single ounce of platinum in the world, it still wouldn’t add up to enough needed to pay down our nation’s debt."

$50,000. That's what every child owes today because Washington politicians have run up a huge spending tab and left our kids the bill."

"Under President Bush in eight years, we added $4.9 trillion to the debt. Under President Obama, we've added $5.3 trillion to the debt in the 3.5 years he's been in office."

Says Ann Kuster said the debate over America’s debt limit is not an important issue of the day.

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