January 12th, 2009
09:38 AM ET
5 years ago

HAPPENING NOW: Bush holds last press conference

President Bush is holding his last press conference.
President Bush is holding his last press conference.

WASHINGTON (CNN) – President Bush said Monday that a "sustainable cease-fire" in Gaza could only be accomplished when "Hamas stops firing rockets into Israel."

Bush said that the "choice is Hamas's to make." He also stated that the best way to get a sustainable cease-fire is to "work with Egypt to stop the smuggling of arms into... Gaza.

"Countries that supply weapons to Hamas have got to stop," Bush said.

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  1. Farrell, Houston, Tx

    Bush has no ideal what would stop the fighting there, he hasn't figured out what to do about the war were fighting.

    January 12, 2009 02:25 pm at 2:25 pm |
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