Since Obama Took Office, Debt Has Nearly Doubled – Reason.com

Barack Obama likes to brag about how he brought federal deficits down, and that’s true: In FY 2010 (the first year covered by an Obama administration budget) the deficit was just under $1.3 trillion, while in FY 2017 (the final year covered by an Obama administration budget) the deficit will be just over $500 billion. The federal debt, on the other hand, has almost doubled over his eight years, as this chart show

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