Here are the numbers bush, 2 terms 49 trillion obama, 1 term 53 trilli was slower, he nearly doubled the us debt 86 compared to obama 49 jan 7, 2015 since president obama took office, the national debt has increased by 74 trillion the big bulge at the end of the george w bush administration 2008. The form, substance and numbers of presidential orders has varied dramatically in the history of the us presidency numbering of executive orders began in 1907 by the department of state, which assigned numbers to all the orders then in their files dating from 1862 (lord 1944, viii. What was the value of the dow jones industrial average on the jan 20, 2009 inauguration of president obama and how it has performed since topics what's new the bull market turns nine: a look at the top performers under former president bush. Many are wondering what president obama will say about reducing the debt tonight in his state of the union speech jeffrey h anderson of the weekly standard takes a look at the national debt under the leaderships of both obama and former president george bush, and argues that in the. The latest cnn/orc poll shows president obama's approval rating is at 45 percent, his disapproval rating at 52 percent by contrast, former president george w bush's favorability is now at 52 percent, and his unfavorable rating at 43 percent among republicans his favorability stands at 88. Cbs's mark knoller made a splash with a piece headlined national debt has increased more under obama than under bush the national debt has now increased more during president obama's three years and two months in office than it did during 8 years of the george w bush presidency the debt.
The back-to-back bush and obama administrations allow us to easily compare the effectiveness of liberal and conservative economic policies president george w bush's record is highlighted by tax cuts largely aimed at giving the wealthiest americans more money with which to invest, and a looser. Obama compared to prior presidents on job creation, in graphs paul waldman december 21, 2014 he's looking pretty good, and getting better pinit instapaper pocket email print b arack obama has some reason to crow about the for instance, george w bush and ronald reagan pursued. Dallas president obama is not known for his graciousness but the occasion the dedication of the george w bush presidential library and museum called for kind words about his predecessor in the white house so he said that if immigration reform passes congress this year, it will be in. As president obama delivers an address to the african union, many say his africa policy is lacking. March madness got underway on thursday and former us presidents are taking the ncaa tournament very seriously on wednesday, barack obama revealed he had picked michigan state university to triumph in the men's tournament, and university of connecticut among the women not to be outdone in the. Obama's economy is worse than bush's, by obama's own numbers let's compare it to that obtained by president obama's predecessor, george w bush we should also account for the fact that the predicate of the comparison is highly differential bush started from a high base.
With two george bushes and their wives visiting the white house today for the unveiling of george w's official portrait, how much of the bush legacy. 2009 fiscal budget and deficit: bush vs obama something else worth mentioning is the 2009 deficit, which obama has been unfairly blamed by his critics for. Q: is it true that george w bush took more vacation days than barack obama a: yes before his two-week trip to martha's vineyard in august, obama's count was 125 full or partial days and bush's total at the same point in his presidency was 407 full answer our inbox is chock full of. This meme is pure propaganda it turns out gas was cheaper under bush than obama, even after adjusting for inflation. The founding of the american nation was largely dependent on the opinions of two groups of people based on their views and opinions.
Cnbc took a look at the economic records of the presidents since jimmy carter to assess president obama's performance cnbc took a look at the economic records of the presidents since jimmy carter to assess george w bush, and roughly half the gdp gain in percentage terms during the. Abc news features lifestyle entertainment virtual reality health technology investigative sports weather similar to the current strategy of the obama administration president george w bush's administration deported just over two million during his time in office. Voice the broken policy promises of w bush, clinton, and obama and why, from the persian gulf to iraq to syria, americans haven't gotten and won't be getting the foreign policy they want. How trump compares with obama so far on jobs and the first five months of george w bush's second term, when 12 million jobs were added the economy lost 400,000 jobs during the first five months of bush's tenure, in 2001.
Even as the political posturing over who spent what, how much and when reaches ridiculous levels, courtesy of the st louis fed it is a short 5 minute process to fact check (thanks to the st louis fed's fred) what the average annual federal expenditures, investment and consumption were/are under.