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Bush and Democrats still work on bailout plan

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Bush and Democrats still work on bailout plan


President Bush has said that despite political disagreements over parts of the US government’s financial bailout plan, he is sure it is will be passed.

In a statement at the White House, he said: “My administration continues to work with the Congress on a rescue plan, and we need a rescue plan; it’s hard work, our proposal is a big proposal, and the reason it’s big and substantial is because we’ve got a big problem.

Bush concluded: “We are going to get a package passed, we will rise to the occasion, Republicans and Democrats will come together and pass a substantial rescue plan.”

The Senate majority leader, Democrat Harry Reid, made similar assurances. He said: “We’re going to stay in session for as long as it takes to get it done.”

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