Photo: AP. Betsy DeVos, John Bel Edwards, Mick Mulvaney
March 16, 2019 02:23 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump struggled with mounting Republican defections over his emergency declaration to pay for a border wall, his acting White House chief of staff wasn't on Capitol Hill cajoling former colleagues or in the West Wing making calls.
Instead, Mick Mulvaney was in Las Vegas for an annual getaway with friends and family.
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It was a telling example of Mulvaney's laissez-faire approach as he settles into a role that has bedeviled those who came before him…