Executive order

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In the United States, an executive order is a directive issued by the president of the United States that manages operations of the federal government.wikipedia
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Presidential directive

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In the United States, an executive order is a directive issued by the president of the United States that manages operations of the federal government.
Two of the oldest and best known directives are the Executive Order and the presidential proclamation.

Emancipation Proclamation

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According to the political scientist Brian R. Dirck, the most famous executive order was by President Abraham Lincoln when he issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863.
The Emancipation Proclamation, or Proclamation 95, was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln effective January 1, 1863.

President of the United States

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In the United States, an executive order is a directive issued by the president of the United States that manages operations of the federal government.
The president also possesses the power to manage operations of the federal government through issuing various types of directives, such as presidential proclamation and executive orders.

Executive Order 6102

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Executive Order 6102 forbade the hoarding of gold coin, bullion and gold certificates. Two extreme examples of an executive order are Franklin Roosevelt's Executive Order 6102 "forbidding the hoarding of gold coin, gold bullion, and gold certificates within the continental United States" and Executive Order 9066, which delegated military authority to remove any or all people in a military zone (used to target Japanese-Americans and non-citizen Germans and Italians in certain regions).
Executive Order 6102 is a United States presidential executive order signed on April 5, 1933, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt "forbidding the hoarding of gold coin, gold bullion, and gold certificates within the continental United States".

Export–Import Bank of the United States

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By Executive Order 6581, the president created the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
Founded in 1934, the Export-Import Bank was established by an executive order organized by President Franklin D. Roosevelt under the name Export-Import Bank of Washington.

Federal Register

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The Office of the Federal Register is responsible for assigning the executive order a sequential number after receipt of the signed original from the White House and printing the text of the executive order in the daily Federal Register and eventually in Title 3 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

Federal government of the United States

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In the United States, an executive order is a directive issued by the president of the United States that manages operations of the federal government.
The president may not dissolve Congress or call special elections but does have the power to pardon or release criminals convicted of offenses against the federal government (except in cases of impeachment), enact executive orders, and (with the consent of the Senate) appoint Supreme Court justices and federal judges.

National Labor Relations Board

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On June 29, the president issued Executive Order 6763 "under the authority vested in me by the Constitution", thereby creating the National Labor Relations Board.
On June 29, President Roosevelt abolished the NLB and in Executive Order 6763 established a new, three-member National Labor Relations Board.

National Recovery Administration

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On June 15, he issued Executive Order 7075, which terminated NIRA and replaced it with the Office of Administration of the National Recovery Administration.
The NRA was put into operation by an executive order, signed the same day as the passage of the NIRA.

Stanley Forman Reed

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In the years that followed, President Roosevelt replaced the outgoing judges with those more in line with his views, ultimately appointing Hugo Black, Stanley Reed, Felix Frankfurter, William O. Douglas, Frank Murphy, Robert H. Jackson and James F. Byrnes to the Court.
President Roosevelt issued Executive Order 6340 the next day, which legally established the CCC.

Executive Order 9066

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Two extreme examples of an executive order are Franklin Roosevelt's Executive Order 6102 "forbidding the hoarding of gold coin, gold bullion, and gold certificates within the continental United States" and Executive Order 9066, which delegated military authority to remove any or all people in a military zone (used to target Japanese-Americans and non-citizen Germans and Italians in certain regions).
Executive Order 9066 was a United States presidential executive order signed and issued during World War II by United States president Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942.

Chester A. Arthur

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Hayes further struck at the heart of the spoils system by issuing an executive order that forbade assessments, and barred federal office holders from "...tak[ing] part in the management of political organizations, caucuses, conventions, or election campaigns."

Andrew Jackson

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In 1836, in response to increased land speculation, Jackson issued the Specie Circular, an executive order that required buyers of government lands to pay in "specie" (gold or silver coins).

Executive Order 13769

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Part of President Donald Trump's executive order Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, which temporarily banned entry to the US from citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, including for permanent residents, was stayed by a federal court on January 28, 2017.
Executive Order 13769, titled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, also known as the Muslim ban or travel ban, was an executive order by United States president Donald Trump.

Jimmy Carter

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Among his first acts was the fulfillment of a campaign promise by issuing an executive order declaring unconditional amnesty for Vietnam War-era draft evaders.

Presidency of Barack Obama

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In particular, Republicans "objected that the Obama administration delayed some parts of the law, particularly the mandate on employers who do not provide health care coverage".
In his second term, Obama took steps to combat climate change, signing a major international climate agreement and an executive order to limit carbon emissions.

Rutherford B. Hayes

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Although he could not convince Congress to prohibit the spoils system, Hayes issued an executive order that forbade federal office holders from being required to make campaign contributions or otherwise taking part in party politics.

Theodore Roosevelt

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Roosevelt extensively used executive orders on a number of occasions to protect forest and wildlife lands during his tenure as President.

Lyndon B. Johnson

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Also on November 29, Johnson established a panel headed by Chief Justice Earl Warren, known as the Warren Commission, through executive order to investigate Kennedy's assassination and surrounding conspiracies.

George W. Bush

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President George W. Bush issued Executive Order 13233 in 2001, which restricted public access to the papers of former presidents.
In May 2001, Bush signed an executive order to create an interagency task force to streamline energy projects, and later signed two other executive orders to tackle environmental issues.

Gerald Ford

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One of the first acts the new president took to deal with the economy was to create, by Executive Order on September 30, 1974, the Economic Policy Board.

List of United States federal executive orders

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Executive orders issued by Presidents of the United States to help officers and agencies of the executive branch manage operations within the government.

Barack Obama

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President Barack Obama revoked Executive Order 13233 in January 2009.
In his first few days in office, Obama issued executive orders and presidential memoranda directing the U.S. military to develop plans to withdraw troops from Iraq.

Decree

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The executive orders made by the President of the United States, for example, are decrees (although a decree is not exactly an order).

John F. Kennedy

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President Johnson quickly issued an executive order to create the Warren Commission—chaired by Chief Justice Earl Warren—to investigate the assassination.