And if one were to travel overseas and see what it is the members of the State Dept actually do, they would ask for its immediate defunding and removal as part of the federal government.
They would witness Ivy league college graduates, with absolutely no life/work experience, negotiating agreements between the US and wherever it is they are posted. One would witness those same individuals living high on the hog of the American taxpayer, funding their travels, drinking and eating. One would witness the children of these employees, while on accompanied posts, attending private schools costing as much as $20-30k per year, per child, all on the taxpayer dime. They would witness a bunch of drunk, drug abusing, American hating, liberal/progs