PoliticusUSATrump Falsely Blames Obama For Doubling The National Debt In Address To CongressPoliticusUSATrump Falsely Blames Obama For Doubling The National Debt In Address To Congress. By Jason Easley on Tue, Feb 28th, 2017 at 10:02 pm. Donald Trump f...
NewsBusters (blog)Here We Go Again: Politifact Rates Trump's Obvious Truths About the National Debt 'Mostly False'NewsBusters (blog)On Saturday, President Donald Trump tweeted that "The media has not reported that the National Debt in my first month went down by $12 billion vs a $200 billion increase in Obama first mo." Demonstrating that "fact checking" by the partisan press is a ...and more »
Christian PostDid Trump Really 'Inherit a Mess' From Obama?Christian PostThe National Debt is currently $19.9 trillion, up from $10.4 trillion when President Obama took office. The Debt increased by $1 trillion in the last year alone, six full years after the end of the Great Recession. National income is growing slowly ...and more »
WND.com'Fact-checker' calls true Trump claim 'mostly false'WND.comTrump tweeted: “The media has not reported that the national debt in my first month went down by $12 billion vs a $200 billion increase in Obama first mo.” Politifact wrote: “The numbers check out. And in fact, the total public debt has dropped another ...and more »
snopes.com'Media Silence' on $12B Reduction to the National Debt During Trump's First Month?snopes.comThough the numbers regarding the debt at the end of Trump's and President Obama's first month are factual, their significance as a reportable bit of information or as an indicator of the impact or success of Trump's policies is questionable. Speaking ...and more »
NorthJersey.comLetter: Trump has been a dynamic leaderNorthJersey.comObviously, the American people had it with the Obama administration and the Democrat party. Although many personally like Obama – many more didn't like where he had led our country: National debt, doubling; Jobs in decline; Wages in decline; Trade out ...and more »
Roughly Explained (blog)re: The President's Debt TweetRoughly Explained (blog)For the classes I teach at Stanford's Graduate School of Business I make my students write policy memos to a friend or family member as if that person was a Member of Congress. I have done the same here. These memos are similar in style to those I used ...
Breitbart NewsPolitiFact: Trump Debt Claim 'Mostly False' — Even Though His Numbers Are FactualBreitbart NewsPolitifact called President Trump's deficit reduction efforts “mostly false” — while admitting that the statistics he used to make the point were factual. President Trump tweeted out this on February 25, saying that the national debt went down by $12 ...and more »
Daily ReckoningObama Has Tied Trump's HandsDaily ReckoningThe U.S. today has about $20 trillion in national debt. Is that high or low? If the GDP were $60 trillion, most economists would say the $20 trillion in debt was low and easily manageable. The debt-to-GDP ratio would be 33% (20/60 = 0.33). But, if the ...and more »
FedSmith.comTrump's Budget Proposal Boosts Defense Spending While Cutting Federal Agency BudgetsFedSmith.comAnything that has happened to the national debt has been on autopilot since Obama left. Trump is taking credit for something that Obama did. How could he possibly have effected the national debt in the first month of office, he hasn't even made any ...and more »