We have met the enemy and he is us.
I'm guessing yes. Meanwhile some workers are having to seriously think about getting another job if the shutdown continues. Others are struggling to make ends meet. These wealthy politicians haven't got a f'n clue.
Just Relax and have Fun with it.
And in the meantime the real bad guys are calmly walking through the airports.
No, I don't think Mueller' s report will be delayed at all by this. He's handing it in as early as Feb. Perhaps Trumpy is doing this as a way to delay the report findings, but it won't work.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Oversight? Like house intelligence committee? That goes on. Congress is getting paid. The justice department, Meuller et all, will run out of money soon. But oversight hearings will start up.
Not at Mueller's level... https://thehill.com/policy/national-security/422489-mueller-investigation-will-not-stall-in-government-shutdown
Breaks are part of all games. It's all games.
(I know I didn't answer your question.. A simple boolean is not my philosophy :-)