Surpluses in The United States Of America


This is just a little research I did a couple of years ago! Guys, only 12 surpluses since 1941?

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White House, Sen, House

Surplus
Year President’s Name President’s Party House Senate Amount (B)
1947 Harry Truman Democrat R R  $42.11
1948 Harry Truman Democrat D D  $114.56
1949 Harry Truman Democrat D D  $5.88
1951 Harry Truman Democrat D D  $54.95
1956 Dwight Eisenhower Republican D D  $33.62
1957 Dwight Eisenhower Republican D D  $28.33
1960 Dwight Eisenhower Republican D D  $2.36
1969 Richard Nixon Republican D D  $20.38
1998 Bill Clinton Democrat R R  $99.28
1999 Bill Clinton Democrat R R  $176.16
2000 Bill Clinton Democrat R R  $320.76
2001 George Bush Republican R D  $168.16
So what can we say about these numbers:
1.  Since 1941, that is, in 75 years, the United States has only experimented 12 years of Budget Surplus.
The rest of the 63 years have been deficits.
2. Only Five Presidents are a part of this prestigious group of Surpluses. 5 Republicans and 7 Democrats.
3. With…

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