Debt vs. debt as a percentage of GDP: Some economists will tell you that it's not the size of the debt per se, but rather the size of the debt relative to the nation's gross domestic product. This helps minimize the complicating effect of economic cycles and inflation. So how do those numbers stack up? Using OMB statistics, here's what we came up with, using public debt figures not adjusted for the president's time in office:via PolitiFact | Nancy Pelosi posts questionable chart on debt accumulation by Barack Obama, predecessors.
We are "shocked" that Pelosi would do something like this!
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