The First Back-To-Back Budget Surpluses in 43 Years

First back-to-back budget surpluses in 43 years

Eliminated the $290 billion budget deficit, produced back to back surpluses and paid off over $140 billion of the national debt. This resulted in lower interest rates on mortgages and car loans - an effective tax cut of $2,000 for a family with a $100,000 mortgage.

Chart: The Budget is in Surpluss After Years of Deficits.


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The Longest Peacetime Economic Expansion in History, including 20.4 Million New Jobs

The First Back-To-Back Budget Surpluses in 43 Years

The Largest Expansion of College Opportunity Since the GI Bill

The Smallest Welfare Rolls in 30 Years

The Lowest Overall Crime Rate in 25 Years

Deactivated 5,000 Nuclear Warheads From the Former Soviet Union

Lowest Child Poverty Rates in 20 Years

Lowest Hispanic and African American Unemployment Ever Recorded

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