GOP leader blasts Dems for debt surpassing $13 trillion

The congresswoman noted that since President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaReport: FCC chair to push for complete repeal of net neutrality Right way and wrong way Keystone XL pipeline clears major hurdle despite recent leak MORE took office, the national debt has increased by $2.4 trillion and the debt continues to grow at a rate of $4.9 billion per day, which is almost three times the daily average of $1.7 billion under President George W. Bush. 

The new debt amount comes to $42,000 per person, according to McMorris Rodgers. 

"At a time when American families are reexamining their budgets to cut spending and borrowing, it's unacceptable that Congress refuses to do the same," she said.  

So far, it remains unclear if the House will produce a budget for FY 2011.