Bush tells G8 would prefer stronger dollar

At the G8 summit on Monday 2 June, George Bush said he was committed to maintaining a strong dollar but that ultimately he wasn't the one who decides it. That job fell to Alan Greenspan, Mr Bush was reported as saying.

Source: Reuters

U.S. President George W. Bush said he was committed to a strong dollar but played down his influence over exchange rates when Group of Eight leaders discussed the currency's recent tumble in France on Monday.

White House spokesman Ari Fleischer said: "The presiden