If you’re a Member of Congress, this wouldn’t be your favorite headline.
With a government shutdown looming, Capitol Hill was a pretty serious place on Wednesday afternoon.
But for Rep. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.), what better way to ease the tension than with a congressional ladies personal shopping trip in Arlington, Va.?
According to an email from Brown’s scheduler titled, “Outing with Congresswoman Corrine Brown,” staff member Cathy Gass invited Brown’s fellow female Congressional Black Caucus members to join the lawmaker at a boutique in Crystal City, Va. on Wednesday afternoon.
Next time they’ll shop online.