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(WASHINGTON) —¬†Building on a key part of his pitch to conservative voters, Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy said during a speech in the nation’s capital on Wednesday that he wants to cut the federal workforce by 75% — in part by dismantling the government.

Ramaswamy argued that if elected, he would use the “executive authority to shut down redundant federal agencies and to reorganize the federal government accordingly.”

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