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Bush heads to Crawford for two weeks after slamming Congress for going on ‘vacation.’

By Satyam Khanna on August 13, 2008 at 2:41 pm

"Bush heads to Crawford for two weeks after slamming Congress for going on ‘vacation.’"

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Yesterday, President Bush criticized Congress for taking a “five-week vacation” without voting on offshore oil drilling, despite the fact that he spent this week at the Olympics (while Russia and Georgia went to war). Today, Dana Perino announced that after a “day or two” delay because of the war, Bush will spend two weeks at his ranch in Crawford, TX:

President Bush is scheduled to leave tomorrow for Crawford, but he is going to delay his departure for a day or two.

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Vacation time during crises is a common feature of the Bush presidency.

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