How could the Republicans rack up a record deficit after seven years of their control?

in the Congress and White House? Rep. John Spratt (D) So. Carolina and Budget Committee Charman, was just on CSPAN with charts and grafs showing how when Bill Clinton left office there was a record SURPLUS, and now after just seven years of continuing slides, Bush has submitted yet another budget with a record... show more in the Congress and White House? Rep. John Spratt (D) So. Carolina and Budget Committee Charman, was just on CSPAN with charts and grafs showing how when Bill Clinton left office there was a record SURPLUS, and now after just seven years of continuing slides, Bush has submitted yet another budget with a record DEFICITE. How could the Republicans do this in just a mere seven years?
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