Sources: House of Representatives [PDF], TechCrunch
quote: 1. Reagan. Record deficits2. Bush1. Record deficits (higher than Reagans)3. Clinton. Managed to balance budget by end of term4. Bush2. Record deficits.(higher than Reagan and Bush1's)
quote: A budget is merely suggested by the President. Congress hashes over the nuts and bolts of it before sending it in one lump sum to the President.