David M. Walker


Featured Appearances | Featured Op-Eds | Featured Speeches | Featured Publications | Featured Materials
Featured Appearances:

Ross Perot & David Walker Interview w/USA Today

In a rare interview, Ross Perot sat down this past Thursday with USA Today Reporter Richard Wolf in his office in Plano, Texas. C-SPAN recorded the interview. Watch on C-Span.

60 Minutes: The Cost of Dying: End-of-Life Care

Many Americans spend their last days in an intensive care unit, subjected to uncomfortable machines or surgeries to prolong their lives at enormous cost. Steve Kroft reports. Watch on CBSnews.com.

The Daily Show w/Jon Stewart

David Walker says America needs operational and political reforms to get on the right economic track. Watch at ComedyCentral.com.


This is a byte-sized version of I.O.U.S.A., a film that boldly examines the rapidly growing national debt and its consequences for the United States and its citizens. The film has been a huge hit, getting rave reviews from Roger Ebert and others. Also available on Amazon and Netflix. Watch trailer on YouTube.

60 Minutes: U.S. Headed for Fiscal Crisis?

David Walker, comptroller general of the U.S., totaled up our government’s income, liabilities and future obligations. He concluded the numbers don’t add up. Steve Kroft reports. Watch on CBSnews.com.

The Colbert Report

Accountant David Walker warns of a 50 trillion dollar deficit and Stephen asks if his haircut can be a tax write off. Watch on ComedyCentral.com.

Featured op-eds:

USA Today: Let states help people save for retirement

Washington Times: Washington's chance to reform the status quo

The Hill: Ensuring fairness for key stakeholders should be among Puerto Rico board's goals

USA Today: Pick a vice president to fix government

Government Executive: Transforming federal and financial reporting and auditing

Bloomberg.com: Put Extra Eyes on the Fed

USA Today: Retiree benefits and ObamaCare collide

USA Today: Sequester isn’t enough

USA Today: The national debt, our $10 million-a-minute problem

The New York Times A Third Voice for 2012

Washington Post: David Walker, the prophet of deficit doom, and his sermon to save America

Financial Times: David Walker: America risks the fate of Rome

Featured Speeches

Truth and Transformation [PDF]

Truth and Transparency [PDF]

Walker Exploratory Committee Announcement for Lt. Governor [PDF]

Featured Publications

America’s Deciding Game [PDF]

Connecticut at Risk [PDF]

Reforming the U.S. Postal Service

Restoring Fiscal Sanity [PDF]

SFRI Report [PDF]

Road to Recovery: Transforming America’s Transportation

Saving America’s Future: A Challenge to the American People

Featured Materials

Fiscal Slide Packet [MS PowerPoint]

Policy Videos

Federal and Connecticut Financial and Competitiveness Challenges [MS PowerPoint]