The Democrats took control of Congress in January 2007, one-third of the way through FY 2007.It's not exactly something to be proud of. I can understand why they wouldn't want to talk about it...
Now we get to the Obama administration.
So Obama has presided over the four largest federal budget deficits in history, by an extremely wide margin. This is how he “cleaned up” the “wild debts” of his Republican predecessor. Of course, federal spending is not entirely, or even primarily, about the president: only Congress has the power to spend money. So this is one more fact that should not be forgotten: since the Democrats took control of Congress in 2007, federal spending has risen by more than $1 trillion, or 39%.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Why the Democrats are wrong in their claims that they've cleaned up Republican messes: