Katie Pavlich
In 2006, then Senator Barack Obama voted against raising the debt ceiling.That year, the National Debt according to the Treasury Department was $8,506,973,899,215.

Now, in 2010, the National Debt stands at a historic high of $14,010,072,800,000 and President Barack Obama is pushing for Congress to raise the debt ceiling.

Watch as Robert Gibbs tries to spin this one.


Katie Pavlich

Katie Pavlich is the Editor at Townhall.com. Follow her on Twitter @katiepavlich. She is a New York Times Best Selling author. Her new book Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women, will be published on July 8, 2014.

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