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  • Our Unconscionable National Debt

    by Representative Mike Coffman

    Posted on 2013-01-14

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    COFFMAN of colorado in the house of representatives Monday, January 14, 2013 Mr. COFFMAN. Mr. Speaker, on January 3, 2009, the day I took office, the national debt was $10,627,961,295,930.67.

    Today, it is $16,432,680,097,613.85. We've added $5,804,718,801,683.18 to our debt in 4 years. This is a $5.8 trillion in debt our Nation, our economy, and our children could have avoided with a Balanced Budget Amendment. I have advocated for a Balanced Budget Amendment since I was sworn in for this very reason.

    I will be once more forming the Balanced Budget Amendment Caucus to fight for a return to fiscal responsibility. We must stop this unconscionable accumulation of debt.


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