Statements about Bush Administration
"When George Bush became president of the United States, 17 million people were in poverty. When he left, 30 million people were in poverty."
"Sheldon Whitehouse [got] a secret closed-door briefing, warning of the [2008 economic] crash."
Says U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson "admitted" that Washington, D.C., "changed" him into an insider selling his influence to make millions from powerful special interests.
Since President Barack Obama took office, "you have 1,700 employees just at the Department of Transportation" earning over $170,000.
"We've brought trade cases against China at nearly twice the rate as the last administration."
Says Obama has "doubled the stock market from where we started when he was sworn into office"
Says for the first time in the history of the United States, the government cut taxes during wartime
The Bush tax cuts "helped to create a substantial part of the deficit."
Under former President George W. Bush’s administration "while the population in that period grew by 10 percent, the number of jobs in the nation grew by 1 percent."
Tells President Barack Obama that he also asked former President George W. Bush about how he felt about Americans hating him.
"I asked (then-Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice) how many people had died and she did not know the answer to that question."
Rob Portman’s "plan to tax, slash and privatize" Social Security "would devastate Ohioans."
Twenty-two million jobs were created during Clinton’s two terms but only 3 million during Bush’s.
Marco Rubio's "economic proposals will add $3.5 trillion to the federal deficit."
"On the pace that we're on with job creation in the last four months ... we will have created more jobs in this year than in the entire Bush Presidency."
George W. Bush was "the least popular president in modern history."
"President Bush never did one interview with the New York Times during his entire presidency."
"When George Bush said we shouldn't investigate why the government's response to Hurricane Katrina was so incompetent, John McCain stood with him."
"John McCain has voted with George Bush 90 percent of the time."
Says McCain once said that on "the most important issues of our day, I've been totally in agreement and support of President Bush."
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