United States Debt Held by the Public was $12,619,319,113,193.99 on March 31st, 2014. This means the debt has more than doubled from Obama’s inauguration day on January 20, 2009. This happened in just 1,896 days.
Despite the massive increase in the federal government’s marketable debt during George Bush’s eight years, Obama has now managed to accumulate more additional marketable debt in his first five+ years in office than all the presidents who preceded combined. The debt held by the public has officially doubled under Obama.