Presidential Percentage

 Since 1960, the president that ran the largest average deficit during his time in office was Obama, with an average of 5.7% of GDP, Reagan follows at 3.8%, George H.W. Bush at 3.7%, and Kennedy at 3.3%. By contrast, Clinton ran the smallest average deficit at 0.9%, followed by Nixon at 1% and Johnson at 1.3%. Trump is on target to run an average deficit of 4.8% through 2020.

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