President joins Congress on summer break as Trump agenda remains stalled

As President Donald Trump headed on Friday for an extended summer stay at his New Jersey golf retreat, Republican leaders in the Congress were already home, still searching for the magic legislative formula to advance major items on Mr. Trump's agenda on Capitol Hill, as their slow start on key issues has set up what could be a frenetic September that risks not being able to deliver a different outcome for the White House after Labor Day.

The House left last week for a summer legislative break; the Senate went home on Thursday. The next legislative work days are scheduled the week of September 4, meaning substantive work in Congress on the Trump Agenda is on hold for the next month.

Here's where things stand on Capitol Hill:

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