Talks on rescue plan stall with GOP dissent

09/26/2008 | Washington Post, The

Talks on the $700 billion rescue plan broke down when a bloc of GOP legislators broke ranks with the Bush administration. A plan by House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, drew attacks from Democrats, who said he was working on behalf of Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain. The impasse came just hours after the White House announced an agreement had been reached on the fundamentals of the deal.

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