Congressman’s son sleeps on buddy’s couch

The 22-year-old son of Rep. Rob BishopRob BishopObama creates new national monument in Maine GOP blasts EPA on mine spill anniversary Obama asks agencies to consider climate in environmental reviews MORE (R-Utah) didn’t even have a comfy bed to call his own — he crashed on a friend’s couch right before he left for an internship in Washington.

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A profile in The Utah Statesman, the newspaper of Utah State University, reveals that junior Jashon Bishop even mooched breakfast from his pal’s pad: “After a quick routine of shower, shave, and snagging a bowl of his makeshift roommate’s cereal, he’s out the door — en route to work.” Bishop made some extra cash stocking books and taking Internet orders at the campus bookstore.

Luckily, Bishop’s less-than-ideal living situation was only temporary. The congressman’s son just started his internship in the office of Sen. Mike LeeMike LeeThe impact of silence: The incarceration of children who have committed no crime Fidelity denies lobbying for student loan tax break Cruz, Lee question legality of Iran payment MORE (R-Utah).

Hopefully he’s at least upgraded from a couch to a futon while in D.C.