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President Bush lobbied Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to boost oil production and help the U.S. economy by forcing fuel costs down.

Oil prices have peaked at $100 a barrel and are hovering just below triple digits, adding to fears that historically high fuel prices could help push the U.S. economy into recession.

"Oil prices are very high, which is tough on our economy," Bush said on the second day of his visit to the Islamic kingdom -- one of the key members of the OPEC oil cartel. Read full article »

CNN's Ed Henry contributed to this report.

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