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NextImg:Vivek Ramaswamy says government shutdown is 'a fake and artificial debate'


Presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy mocked the impending government shutdown some hours before the funding deadline.

Ramaswamy appeared on Fox News's Cavuto Live on Saturday to comment on the debate on funding the government. Among the measures up for discussion is aid to Ukraine, which the Republican candidate has staunchly opposed United States involvement in the country's conflict with Russia.

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"First, I want to say about the government shutdown debate broadly, I think it’s a fake and artificial debate if we’re being honest about it," Ramaswamy said. "What happens every time? The government comes back, all the employees get their back pay, and generally, the government comes back bigger every time."

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The entrepreneur turned political candidate has worked into his campaign promises a commitment to reduce the federal workforce by 75%. This would include closing the FBI; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; the U.S. Department of Education; the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; and the Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Services.

At 37, Ramaswamy is the youngest facing off against former President Donald Trump, former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, former governor to New Jersey Chris Christie, former Texas representative Will Hurd, former Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), Gov. Doug Burgum (R-ND), Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL), Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, political commentator Larry Elder, and businessman Perry Johnson in the race to win the GOP presidential nomination.