It's a confusing statement
"Debt doubled" under Bush "and now it’s tripling under Barack Obama’s watch."
Depends on which measure you use
Says Barack Obama has "the worst record of any president when it comes to putting America deeper in debt."
Obama signed defense cuts into law twice
"It isn't me cutting the budget. It's the Congress' decision on sequestration. So it isn't secretary of defense or the president doing this."
Off by one word and $11.6 trillion
Under current policies, "we're going to reduce the overall debt of the United States by $3 trillion over the next 10 years."
How many Liberty Bonds are still at liberty?
"Woodrow Wilson borrowed $30 billion to fund World War I in 1917. That money has not been paid back. And we are still paying interest on it."
Top chef retweeted claim that cooked the books
Says under President Barack Obama, the debt increased by 23 percent, which was less than under any president going back to Ronald Reagan.
It did rise, but he gets most of the key numbers wrong
"We went from $160 billion deficit spending in (President George W.) Bush's last year to $1.6 trillion the following year."
Cuts not immediate, for one thing
In a budget deal struck in 2011 "a trillion dollars of cuts went into effect immediately, and then a special committee was set up ... to get agreement on another $3 trillion of cuts."
Could be tens of thousands — or not
Says if Congress doesn’t avoid the sequester, "tens of thousands of parents will have to scramble to find child care for their kids."
Less than 10% from China
"We borrow $4 billion every single day, much of it from China."
It was more than just Obama's spending
President Barack Obama’s "spending drove us $5 trillion deeper in debt."
Using a method tilted in Obama's favor
"Over the last four years, the deficit has gone up, but 90 percent of that is as a consequence of" President George W. Bush’s policies and the recession.
His number is very close
There has been "$5 trillion in debt added over the last four years."
UPDATED: Romney's vague plans don't pay for themselves
Says Romney would add "trillions" to the deficit while Obama would "cut the deficit by $4 trillion."
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