WASHINGTON — Washington needs a vacation from itself.

“Doing nothing is exhausting,” said Jason Chaffetz, the former Republican congressman from Utah, whose head start began with a surprise resignation in June.

Yet for those who remain in Congress — and across the city’s motley roster of aides, journalists, consultants and lobbyists — the collective exhaling over this August recess has been complicated, as ever, by President Trump.

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Source: New York Times

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