Gretchen Carlson, host of Fox & Friends, asked Governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR) about some remarks made by Vice President Biden about the economy. Huckabee wasted no time in making the false claim that George W. Bush did not play the blame game about what he inherited from Bill Clinton.

HUCKABEE: There’s one thing though that Biden and President Obama have got to get under control. And that is quit blaming George Bush. George Bush inherited an economy when he became president back in 2001 that was already beginning to show real signs of the stress from the breaking of the technology bubble. George Bush didn’t go out whining and complaining every day, he stood up like the president of the United States and he worked on trying to get it fixed.

Of course, Bush did place plenty of blame on Clinton:

“When I took office, our economy was beginning a recession.” — Bush, 8/7/02

“The president inherited a Clinton recession and turned it into the early stages of Bush prosperity.” — Secretary of Commerce Don Evans, 9/2/04

“In terms of the economy, look, I inherited a recession, I am ending on a recession.” — Bush, 1/12/09

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One Response to “Mike Huckabee Needs a Bush History Lesson”

  1. I think you Mr Huckabee is hurting america. Instead of saying negative things about our President so you’ll have a roof over your head is just about as insane as the taliban. You and Orielly in my opinion hurt the idea that america voted for a Obama. YOu sir are a disgrace to our American way. Oeilly is the one who Help Obama get voted in. And now he is doing the same old, we need the rating, it makes me feel like I am doing my job to help america. Balony What you team is doing and beck too, is hurting Sarah Chances of winning.

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