I always thought it was true, but I’ve been shown the light. According to Letxa.com:
Clinton clearly did not achieve a surplus and he didn’t leave President Bush with a surplus.
So why do they said he had a surplus?
As is usually the case in claims such as this, it has to do with Washington doublespeak and political smoke and mirrors
The site goes into detail, and gives proof from the US treasury data. Take a look, learn, and don’t get fooled again!