Update 1: CNN calls the Obama, Bush and McCain meeting that is happening right now---"Historic"
Update 2: The Trail: McCain's "Straight Talk Air" landed at National Airport just after noon, and McCain's motorcade sped toward the Senate. But by then, senior Democrats and Republicans colleagues were already announcing that a deal in principle had been reached.
The McCain campaign, however, has not "temporarily set politics aside." In the five hours after McCain's speech, aides Nancy Pfotenhauer, Tucker Bounds, and Mike Duhaime appeared on Fox News and MSNBC five times, frequently criticizing Obama and Democrats...
My colleague Nora McAvalnah tells me that sources close to Senate Democratic leadership
now fear that McCain's true motivation for calling off his campaign and coming back to DC is simply to cast a "no" vote against the bailout, despite his private statements to the contrary.
And now Rep. John Boehner is backing down on the bail out which to me looks like they want McCain to take the lead of the Republican party and announce what they will do.
The U.S. House of Representatives' Republican leader on Thursday said there is not yet a deal his party has agreed to for legislation to bail out Wall Street, but he said he was encouraged by progress.