Thursday, August 3, 2017

"the Trump Era Has Wreaked Havoc on Washington’s Plastic Surgery Schedules"

August in D.C. is usually vacation season for Congress. It’s also campaign season for some, and town hall season and fund-raising season, too. But less obviously (should all go according to plan), it’s usually nip-and-tuck season for politicians looking to get a little surgical enhancement away from the 24-7 news cycle.


That’s been the thinking of many high-profile officials over the years—until now . . . when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, in the heat of fighting the ultimately losing battle to repeal the Affordable Care Act, announced that he’s postponing the August recess to mid-month (the first time the political body has done so since 1994)