Bush Legacy: $1 Trillion Deficit and a Broken Economy

For Immediate Release:

January 9, 2009

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

When President Bush leaves office this month, he will leave behind a legacy of debt, transforming the biggest surpluses in history into the biggest deficits, and affecting our ability to confront the current economic crisis that his Administration helped create. Over the past eight years, the Bush Administration has presided over the 5 largest deficits in history and implemented economic policies that have left millions more Americans unemployed. It will take years for new leadership to dig America out of this fiscal and economic hole.
 

Read more about how the policies of the Bush Administration have transformed the biggest surpluses in history into the biggest deficits, and continue to affect our ability to confront the current economic crisis.

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