President Bush speaks about the economic rescue plan in Washington

 
President Bush speaks about the economic rescue plan in Washington
Standing in front of a painting of George Washington, President George W. Bush speaks about the economic rescue plan at the White House in Washington September 30, 2008. Bush said on Tuesday the U.S. economy was depending on decisive action from the government on a financial bailout plan or the economic damage could be "painful and lasting". REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque