Trump Outstripping Obama on Pace of Executive Orders

It wasn't too long ago that Donald Trump derided presidential executive orders as "power grabs" and a "basic disaster."

  • Published 19 October 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn't too long ago that Donald Trump derided presidential executive orders as "power grabs" and a "basic disaster." He's switched sides in a big way: In each year of his presidency, he has issued more executive orders than did former President Barack Obama during the same time span. He surpassed Obama's third-year total just recently. Back in 2012, Trump had tweeted: "Why Is @BarackObama constantly issuing executive orders that are major… Read at AP News