As the United States Congress prepares for an historic vote on a resolution on Iraq, President Bush Monday provided a comprehensive assessment of the threat Saddam Hussein's regime poses to the security of the United States and the World and our commitment to confront it. Audio
President Bush Tuesday said, "For over a week our ports along the Pacific Coast have been shut down. These ports handle more then $300 billion a year in trade. The work stoppage is hurting our entire economy."
President Bush said, "...more than $15 billion in real estate transactions have been terminated or put on hold because the lack of terrorism insurance -- $15 billion of job-creating projects are not moving forward. More than 300,000 jobs are on hold."