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Lawmakers insist shower run-ins like the one Massa alleges are far from norm

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The private gyms are sanctuaries where lawmakers can huff, puff and disrobe knowing that only fellow members will see them.

If Massa’s shower tableau did take place — a scenario the White House denied — several said it’s far from the norm.

“This morning I talked with Lamar Alexander about a hold” on a nomination during his daily workout, Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) said. But Tester said, “I don’t go in the shower. I don’t accost people.”

Regardless, some lawmakers said they were upset that Massa would break the trust established in the members-only gyms.

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