Letter: Who’s fiscally conservative?
Published 04/19/2010, West Central Tribune
$2 trillion. That is what the Congressional Budget Office said would be added to the national debt when former President Bush pushed through his two tax cuts and Medicare Part D plan. This did not stop or slow down the Republican Party from pushing these bills through Congress without paying for them. (This does not include the costs of two military conflicts that also added to the federal deficit.)Word count: 341