Actually, you need to subtract the previous president's
by Steven Haninger - 5/1/13 8:50 AM
In Reply to: Wonder why I always heard that with Reagan the debit went by Diana
numbers from his last year in office from the current president's most recent year's finish. My calculation has Obama at about 5.7 billion in his first 4 years with Bush II at about 5 billion total over 8 years. If these numbers can be believed, Obama has racked up more debt than GWB in 1/2 the time.