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The shutdown is giving some Trump advisers what they’ve long wanted: A smaller government

January 14, 2019

President Trump has cast the shuttering of federal agencies as a standoff over his plan to build a wall on the southern border. But for many White House aides and allies, the partial shutdown is advancing another long-standing priority: constraining the government.