The US National Debt is now more than $27 trillion dollars.

It has risen by $7 trillion dollars in the past 44 months.

Here's how we got here:

It has risen by $7 trillion dollars in the past 44 months.

Here's how we got here:

Here's when we reached the next trillion dollars of debt and the number of days it took to reach it:

5 trillion dollars on 2/23/1996 (Clinton)

6 trillion dollars on 2/26/2002 (Clinton/Bush, 2,195 days)

7 trillion dollars on 1/15/2004 (Bush, 688 days)

5 trillion dollars on 2/23/1996 (Clinton)

6 trillion dollars on 2/26/2002 (Clinton/Bush, 2,195 days)

7 trillion dollars on 1/15/2004 (Bush, 688 days)

8 trillion dollars on 10/18/2005 (Bush, 642 days)

9 trillion dollars on 8/31/2007 (Bush, 682 days)

10 trillion dollars on 9/30/2008 (Bush, 396 days)

11 trillion dollars on 3/16/2009 (Bush/Obama, 167 days)

12 trillion dollars on 11/16/2009 (Obama, 245 days)

9 trillion dollars on 8/31/2007 (Bush, 682 days)

10 trillion dollars on 9/30/2008 (Bush, 396 days)

11 trillion dollars on 3/16/2009 (Bush/Obama, 167 days)

12 trillion dollars on 11/16/2009 (Obama, 245 days)

13 trillion dollars on 6/1/2010 (Obama, 197 days)

14 trillion dollars on 12/31/2010 (Obama, 213 days)

15 trillion dollars on 11/15/2011 (Obama, 319 days)

16 trillion dollars on 8/31/2012 (Obama, 290 days)

17 trillion dollars on 10/17/2013 (Obama, 412 days)

14 trillion dollars on 12/31/2010 (Obama, 213 days)

15 trillion dollars on 11/15/2011 (Obama, 319 days)

16 trillion dollars on 8/31/2012 (Obama, 290 days)

17 trillion dollars on 10/17/2013 (Obama, 412 days)

18 trillion dollars on 11/28/2014 (Obama, 407 days)

19 trillion dollars on 1/29/2016 (Obama, 427 days)

20 trillion dollars on 9/8/2017 (Obama/Trump, 588 days)

21 trillion dollars on 3/15/2018 (Trump, 188 days)

22 trillion dollars on 2/11/2019 (Trump, 333 days)

19 trillion dollars on 1/29/2016 (Obama, 427 days)

20 trillion dollars on 9/8/2017 (Obama/Trump, 588 days)

21 trillion dollars on 3/15/2018 (Trump, 188 days)

22 trillion dollars on 2/11/2019 (Trump, 333 days)

23 trillion dollars on 10/31/2019 (Trump, 262 days)

24 trillion dollars on 4/7/2020 (Trump, 159 days)

25 trillion dollars on 5/5/20 (Trump, 28 days)

26 trillion dollars on 6/9/20 (Trump, 35 days)

27 trillion dollars o 9/30/20 (Trump, 113 days)

24 trillion dollars on 4/7/2020 (Trump, 159 days)

25 trillion dollars on 5/5/20 (Trump, 28 days)

26 trillion dollars on 6/9/20 (Trump, 35 days)

27 trillion dollars o 9/30/20 (Trump, 113 days)

Trump holds the records for the shortest number of days it took for one President to oversee the nation going a trillion dollars deeper into debt.

But he first broke this record long before COVID and before the recession, from 9/8/2017 through 3/15/2018 ($20 to $21 trillion).

But he first broke this record long before COVID and before the recession, from 9/8/2017 through 3/15/2018 ($20 to $21 trillion).

If you rank the shortest times it took a single President to blow through another trillion on our national credit card:

Trump (24 trillion to 25 trillion) - 28 days*

Trump (25 trillion to 26 trillion) - 35 days*

Trump (26 trillion to 27 trillion) - 113 days*

Trump (24 trillion to 25 trillion) - 28 days*

Trump (25 trillion to 26 trillion) - 35 days*

Trump (26 trillion to 27 trillion) - 113 days*

Trump (23 trillion to 24 trillion) - 159 days*

Trump (20 trillion to 21 trillion) - 188 days

Obama (12 trillion to 13 trillion) - 197 days

Obama (13 trillion to 14 trillion) - 213 days

Obama (11 trillion to 12 trillion) - 245 days*

Trump (22 trillion to 23 trillion) - 262 days

Trump (20 trillion to 21 trillion) - 188 days

Obama (12 trillion to 13 trillion) - 197 days

Obama (13 trillion to 14 trillion) - 213 days

Obama (11 trillion to 12 trillion) - 245 days*

Trump (22 trillion to 23 trillion) - 262 days

Obama (15 trillion to 16 trillion) - 290 days

Obama (14 trillion to 15 trillion) - 319 days

Trump (21 trillion to 22 trillion) - 333 days

Bush (9 trillion to 10 trillion) - 396 days*

Obama (17 trillion to 18 trillion) - 407 days

Obama (16 trillion to 17 trillion ) - 412 days

Obama (14 trillion to 15 trillion) - 319 days

Trump (21 trillion to 22 trillion) - 333 days

Bush (9 trillion to 10 trillion) - 396 days*

Obama (17 trillion to 18 trillion) - 407 days

Obama (16 trillion to 17 trillion ) - 412 days

Obama (18 trillion to 19 trillion) - 427 days

Bush (7 trillion to 8 trillion) - 642 days

Bush (8 trillion to 9 trillion) - 682 days

Bush (6 trillion to 7 trillion) - 688 days

Bush (7 trillion to 8 trillion) - 642 days

Bush (8 trillion to 9 trillion) - 682 days

Bush (6 trillion to 7 trillion) - 688 days