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Paulson considering bank injections: White House

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson addresses a news conference in Washington, October 8, 2008. Paulson on Wednesday urged intensified global cooperation to stabilize financial markets and said countries must be careful not to harm one another while they guard their own interests. REUTERS/Mitch Dumke

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is “actively considering” capital injections into troubled U.S. banks, White House spokeswoman Dana Perino said on Thursday.

“These capital injections are something that Secretary Paulson is actively considering,” Perino said at a press conference.

Editing by James Dalgleish

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