Friday, September 26, 2008

Wall street bailout talks in disarray

George W Bush speaks during a bipartisan meeting with members of congress including the presidential candidates Republican John McCain, left, and Democrat Barack Obama, right, at the White House on Sept 25 2008. Tim Sloan / AFP

Negotiations in the US Congress toward a massive bailout for Wall Street fell into disarray yesterday night after a contentious White House meeting, with lawmakers later offering conflicting reports about the position of the presidential candidate Senator John McCain.

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