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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Jim Cramer visited Washington Tuesday, but it wasn't for any vacation. He was there to talk with members of both parties in Congress about resolving the fiscal cliff. The good news, or what little there is, is that Washington didn't seem okay with taking a vacation if a fiscal cliff isn't done, Cramer said, reminding viewers of his "No vacation without legislation" war cry. However, "it didn't seem like Washington was willing to rise above politics and take the necessary action," Cramer said. "I hope I'm wrong." CEOs are so much better to deal with than congressmen, he added. "I'm not feeling confident our leaders will be able to rise above" partisan politics and come up with a deal. So the bottom line for investors, Cramer says: "I think we're going over the cliff, then we'll bounce back." Investors, you have to ask yourself "can you handle the endless Washington intrusion in your portfolio? If you can't, no one will blame you for selling. It really is that bad down there," Cramer said.