The executive branch of the US federal government is far too big, with far too many bureaucratic departments. Even China, for over a millennium, until the end of the Qing dynasty, had only six. These are the five I think we actually need: State, Treasury, Defense, Justice, Interior. The rest can gradually be dismantled or diminished enough to be subsumed into the five, since many powers are properly devolved to the states.
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