Blunt bashes Bush's bailout plan.
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Blunt bashes Bush's bailout plan.

Date: September 25, 2008
By: Jack Cunningham
State Capitol Bureau

 Intro: The Missouri Governor disagrees fellow Republican President Bush's bailout plan.

Jack Cunningham has more to report from the State Capitol.

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Governor Matt Blunt says President Bush's bailout plan is not as necessary as Bush claims. Bush addressed the nation and said he prefers free enterprise economy, but the economic crisis requires government intervention. Blunt says he would rather stick to traditional free market economy.
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Description: I'm not in agreement with the Wall Street bailout and I don't think it's in the best interest of Missourians. I don't think it is what a free market economy does to respond to challenges.
Maria Speiser is press secretary for U. S. Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill and says McCaskill questioned the initial bailout proposal, but legislators are making progress as they figure out the details of the bailout. Reporting from Jefferson City, I'm Jack Cunningham.
Intro: Missouri Governor says Missourians should not have to pay for Wall Street's mistakes.

Jack Cunningham has more from the State Capitol.

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Governor Matt Blunt spoke out against fellow Republican President Bush's bailout plan at his press conference. Bush says he likes to avoid government intervention, but the economy has gotten too bad to avoid. Blunt says Missourians should not have to pay for Wall Street's losses.
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Description: I've expressed the view that I do not think Missouri tax payers should bail out people who made, in individual cases, tens of hundreds of millions of dollars and in corporate cases, billions of dollars over the last twenty years.
University of Missouri School of Business professor Karen Schnatterly says disaster will happen if no type of bailout goes through. Reporting from Jefferson City, I'm Jack Cunningham.