Skip to comments.How Obama has used executive powers compared to his predecessors
Posted on 07/13/2014 8:56:15 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
Is President Obama abusing his executive powers? His opponents are having fun by constantly reinforcing the notion that hes out of control and obviously, needs to be sued/impeached. But as weve explained on The Fix before, the number of executive orders signed by Obama isn't huge. In fact out of the last 10 presidents, hes signed the least amount of executive orders on average per year:
But how far-reaching have Obamas orders and actions been and how do they compare to what other presidents have done? On immigration, the president has signed orders to halt the deportation of those who came to the United States when they were young, those who care for children and those who haven't committed crimes. He's also started to allow some relatives of U.S. service members living here illegally to stay. There's more to come, as the president promised in January to take significant executive action on immigration and border security, but nothing has actually happened yet.
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It isn’t the number of Executive Orders, it is the type and scope of Zero’s Executive Orders.
Yes, author is a jack@$$.
Exactly - it how he’s using them to the detriment of the American people which is the story.
Figures the Compost is pretending not to understand.
Difference between signing executive orders and making law.
Knowing where it came from I didn’t even bother reading the truck and drivel.
Aside from the unusually perilous nature of Obama’s EOs, the MSM is defending his actions where it once bitched ceaselessly about Dubya’s actions.
He’s repeatedly putting out the message to his staff to find ways to circumvent the Legislative Branch. THAT is the usurping of power that has his critics angry.
Precisely!! Comparing apples and oranges.
AFAIK, nobama is the first president to handle EOs like this.
Anybody know of another president that has changed laws (nobamacare) to suit his whim without the consent of Congress?
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