|Tony Blair, left, and George W. Bush|
President Bush has condemned the London bombings, and expressed America's condolences to the victims and their families. Mr. Bush spoke in Gleneagles, Scotland as British Prime Minister Tony Blair left the G-8 summit to to get a first hand look at the damage, and console the people of the British capital.
Prime Minister Blair's helicopter was lifting off from the Gleneagles resort, as President Bush walked to waiting cameras and microphones.
His face was grim. His vow to stand against terrorism was firm. "We will not yield to the terrorists. We will find them we will bring them to justice. And at the same time we will spread an ideology of hope and compassion that will overwhelm their ideology of hate," he said.
The G-8 summit will go on, although the president and the other leaders put their talks on hold for just under an hour so they could get individual briefings on the London explosions from their top aides.
Mr. Bush spoke by teleconference with his homeland security and national security advisors. He said he told them to get all the facts and "be vigilant."