Trump’s 17-day holiday causes a stir
But his respite is anything but brief. The president will spend 17 days at his private golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, for what the White House bills as a “working vacation”.
For someone who brands himself as an indefatigable worker, the nearly three-week holiday has raised a few eyebrows.
In his 2004 book, Think Like a Billionaire, Mr Trump offered the advice: “Don’t take vacations. What’s the point? If you’re not enjoying your work, you’re in the wrong job.”
However, the president’s departure is also part of a planned renovation. The entire West Wing staff is required to vacate the premises in August while the building’s 27-year-old heating, air conditioning and ventilation system is replaced, according to White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters.
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