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Teaching What Is an Executive Order?

What Is an Executive Order?

Just hours after taking the oath of office, President Joe Biden signed nine executive orders. This is the largest number of executive orders any president has signed on the first day in office. These orders address urgent issues, such as COVID-19 response, and undo many of Trump’s policies on immigration and environmental deregulation.

Sharece Thrower, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Vanderbilt University
The Conversation


Why is an executive order used?


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