Not only did Clinton have positive impacts on the economy, but he has also made negative impacts on the economy in the United States. During his term the Congress was made up of Republicans, which helped him improve the economy. The congress was exercising fiscal restraint, but the citizens believed Clinton was doing it all on his own (“ProConorg” 2). The article “Was Bill Clinton a Good President” says:
The US went from having the largest budget deficit in American history ($290 billion) in 1992 when Clinton was elected to having a budget surplus of $127 billion when he left office in 2001. 22.5 million new jobs were created and unemployment dropped from 7.5% when Clinton took office to 4.0% by the end of his second term, the lowest i...
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