"I understand their [Americans] worry and their frustration"
"This rescue effort is not aimed at preserving any individual company or industry"
"most economiststs agreee that the problems we are witnessing today occured over time"
"the decline of housing prices set off a domino effect across our economy"
"I'm a strong believer in free enterprise"
"I believe that companies that make bad decisions should be allowed to go out of business"
"millions of Americans could lose their jobs"
"it is difficult to pass a bill that commits so much of the taxpayers money"
"not passing a bill now would cost these Americans much more later"
"the plan is big enough to solve a serious problem"
"we expect that much, if not all, of the tax dollars paid out will be paid back"