Seal of the U.S. Department of State
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It's being gutted. According to The Atlantic, Trump and Bannon will drastically slash the State Department’s funding, and last week Bannon told the attendees of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference that what he and the new president were after was a "deconstruction of the administrative state." At the State Department, which employs a lot of people here and in embassies around the world, that deconstruction is already well underway.