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$5,027,761,476,484.56

11:49 AM, Apr 18, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The cost of President Obama is $5,027,761,476,484.56 (so far!), according to CNS News:

In the 39 months since Barack Obama took the oath of office as president of the United States, the federal government’s debt has increased by $5,027,761,476,484.56.

Although he has served less than a term, Obama is now the first American president to see the federal government's debt increase by more than $5 trillion during his time in office.

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