Documenting the Bush Legacy of Failure

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, […]