WASHINGTON (AP) _ Congressional Democrats and the White House
are trying to resolve remaining differences over a $15 billion
rescue for Detroit automakers.
The Bush administration says the measure doesn't do enough to ensure that only viable companies would get longer-term federal
President George W. Bush, in an interview with ABC's ``Nightline,'' says it's ``hard to tell'' if an agreement is imminent.
The package, which calls for a ``car czar'' to oversee industry restructuring, is expected to come to a vote as early as Wednesday.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the restructuring would require tough concessions from management, labor, creditors and others.
Michigan Democratic Sen. Carl Levin, who's a key ally of the auto industry, says getting enough Republicans to back the bill could be an uphill climb.