The majority of Republicans on [Capitol] Hill want him out. They feel he's undercut them [and] made comments that have been very undiplomatic.

Won the war, lost the economy, lost the election. That's the mantra that haunts these people.

[Bush] has got strong players on international issues and on terrorism. He doesn't have strong players on the economy. You could say there's a congenital Bush family problem in this area.

It's amazing to say, and this is not an exaggeration, that Bob Rubin has more influence today on Capitol Hill than the current Treasury Secretary.