Senate Democrats

Reid Statement Following Congressional Leadership Meeting With Paulson, Bernanke

Washington, DCSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today following a meeting this evening with Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke regarding the Administration’s preliminary proposal to address the economic crisis:

“At our meeting this evening with Secretary Paulson and Chairman Bernanke, Congressional leaders expressed our hope that the Administration provide us the details of their proposal for addressing our economic crisis as soon as possible.  We all understand the stakes, we have all committed to working with the Administration, and we are all anxious to see their proposal within a matter of hours, not days.”