Trey Radel, R-Fla., says he is seeking treatment after pleading guilty to a drug charge.
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Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. " has been on medical leave from Congress for the past two weeks and is being treated for exhaustion," the Chicago Tribune reports. Jackson has been on medical leave "On Sunday, June 10th, Congressman Jesse L. Jackson Jr. went on a medical leave of absence and is being treated for exhaustion. He asks that you respect his family's privacy. Radel, who is currently back in Florida, said in a statement that this seemingly terrible situation does have a positive side. Tags: congressman, trey, radel, takes, Chaffetz Takes Leave From Congress Last week, House Oversight mittee Chairman Jason Chaffetz announced that he plans to Congress before the end of his term because he wants to spend more time with his family and/or take a Who approves a of absence? The full House votes to grant permission. Requests for are usually unanimously approved by the House at the end of the day’s legislative business.