U.S. deficits: 1969-2015

Democrats are complaining that President Trump’s new simplified tax proposal would grow the deficit. We ask since when do Democrats care about deficits or debt?

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Chart data
https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Historicals/

110th Congress passes FY 2009 budget
Passed on June 5, 2008
YES: 214 Democrats, 0 Republicans
NO: 196 Republicans, 14 Democrats
Not voting: 7 Democrats, 3 Republicans
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/110-2008/h382

Supplemental spending not on budget
How U.S. deferring war costs
http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0116/p01s01-usfp.html

2007 FY spending showing supplemental spending on Global War on Terror and Hurricane Katrina assistance needs
https://www.congress.gov/resources/display/content/Appropriations+for+Fiscal+Year+2006