Democrats Respond to Government Shutdown by Heading to the Beach

In the midst of the government shutdown, and deciding to take bold action, about thirty Democratic members of Congress took their families and about 100 of their closest lobbyist friends on a chartered jet to Puerto Rico for the weekend.

Despite a partial government shutdown with no end in sight, about 30 Democratic members of Congress traveled to Puerto Rico this weekend — with their families and lobbyists — for a winter retreat where they also planned to see a special performance of the hit Broadway show “Hamilton.”

Click here for article.