Documenting the Bush Legacy of Failure

Bush Left Obama a $1.2 Trillion Deficit    [more...]

…the projected deficit was $1.2 trillion before Barack Obama set foot in office….

Bush Grew Gross Federal Debt by 85.5%    [more...]

Over his eight years in office, George W. Bush presided over an 85.5 percent increase in the Gross Federal Debt. When he was inaugurated on Jan. 20, 2001 the Gross Federal Debt was $5.728 trillion(1), or 57 percent of the $10.129 trillion(2) Gross Domestic Product (GDP). On Jan. 20, 2009, the day of Bush’s departure, […]