"The idea that it's Trump's fault, these people have been spending us into oblivion for the past three plus decades," Ingraham commented.
"I look back and I think, 'Huh, I don't recall those types of articles about the stimulus one and two, how are we going to pay for it,'" Ingraham pointed out. "Certainly not about Iraq or Afghanistan trillions of dollars later. We didn't really talk about that when we talked about TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program)."
"How are we going to pay for illegal aliens coming across the border?" she added.
The newest Fox News Channel host said the answer is a growing economy.
"We need an economic growth level that will sustain the type of spending, frankly, that we've gotten used to, and then we've got to cut back," she stated.
Pick up Ingraham's new book, "Billionaire at the Barricades," and tune in to the premiere of “The Ingraham Angle” on Fox News Channel on October 30 at 10:00 p.m. ET.