03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

White House Mortgage Meltdown: Bush Gives Out Wrong Hotline Number

Harried homeowners seeking mortgage relief from a new Bush administration hotline Thursday had to contend with a bit of temporary misdirection from the president himself.

As he announced his plan to ease the mortgage crisis for consumers, President Bush accidentally gave out the wrong phone number for the new "Hope Now Hotline" set up by his administration.

Read more about Bush's mistake here.

Read more about Bush's plan to help hundreds of thousands of troubled homeowners here.