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Your cheat sheet for executive orders, memorandums and proclamations - PBS NewsHour

Donald Trump has signed more than a dozen executive actions since taking office on policies covering immigration, health care, abortion and trade. But what exactly do they mean? Is there a difference between an executive order and an executive action ...and more »

What is an executive order? And how do President Trump's stack up? - Washington Post

President Trump's first week in office has been marked by two things: controversy (over things like his inaugural crowd size and voter fraud accusations), and executive orders. The first is old hat for Trump. But for casual observers — and even some ...and more »

How Trump Will Change America - Slate Magazine

It happened—Donald Trump is now the president of the United States. How will life change under his administration? While every presidency starts off with a hefty dose of uncertainty, this is the first time a populist demagogue with zero government ...and more »

What Trump has done so far and what it all means - CNN

This is a rolling list of executive actions undertaken by President Donald Trump during his first month in office. (CNN) With the flick of a pen, a new president can undo years of work by a previous administration through his constitutional executive ...and more »

Will President Trump's executive actions stick? - CNN

(CNN) In his first week as President, Donald Trump is taking executive actions at a rapid clip, scrawling his sawtooth autograph on documents he hopes will stake out a sharply conservative agenda over the next four years and beyond. Shaping his ...and more »

Trump's flashy executive actions could run aground - Politico

President Donald Trump's team made little effort to consult with federal agency lawyers or lawmakers as they churned out executive actions this week, stoking fears the White House is creating the appearance of real momentum with flawed orders that ...and more »

All of Trump's major executive actions so far - Politico

President Donald Trump has spent his first days using his executive authority to rewrite American policy and undo a string of decisions made by former president Barack Obama. Here's a running list of the new president's executive actions: 1. Providing ...and more »

How Trump's Executive Orders Could Set America Back 70 Years - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Despite all the lies and distortions, President Donald Trump has spent his first week in office assembling a coherent and well-planned framework ...and more »

Here's Why Comparing Executive Order Numbers Is a Waste of Time - Big Think

Pres. Obama signs an executive order to close Guantanamo Bay detention center. In his first week as president, Obama signed 5 executive orders. In Trump's first week, he's so far signed 5 orders and 1 notice – but there's really no point in comparing ...and more »

Republicans Alarmed Over Obama's Executive Orders, Cheer Trump's On -

For the past eight years, Republicans skewered President Obama as an "emperor" who acted outside of his "legal authority" for the executive orders he issued from the Oval Office. Now, they are cheering President Donald Trump as he issues a raft of his ...and more »