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What determines which federal gov’t sites get shut down?

So some of your favorite government websites are shut down, such as the U.S. International Trade Commission (oh noes! Not the US ITC! How else am I supposed to search the current Harmonized Tariff Schedule?)

I snarkily replied that it was “a completely nonsensical (from a technical perspective) act”, and I freely admit it that I was mistaken. In fact, there were some very sensical arguments made, re: IT staff support and/or the lack of it.

However, I have found a definitive statement about which federal websites would remain operational during an “appropriation lapse” in an official Whitehouse memo which states:

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