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August 17, 2014


Obama Heads Back to Washington

Associated Press: "President Obama is getting off the island. In a rare move for him, the president planned a break in the middle of his Martha's Vineyard vacation to return to Washington on Sunday night for unspecified meetings with Vice President Joe Biden and other advisers."

"The White House has been cagey about why the president needs to be back in Washington for those discussions. Part of the decision appears aimed at countering criticism that Obama is spending two weeks on a resort island in the midst of so many foreign and domestic crises."

Washington Post: "There may be no good week for the president of the United States to take a nice, restful break. But there are definitely bad ones. This was one of them."












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