Skip to comments."Alarmed by Trump's executive actions? Here's what you need to know"
Posted on 01/28/2017 10:59:51 AM PST by TakebackGOP
"Can a limited government conservative be happy with the results of Trumps executive actions after questioning and criticizing President Obamas use of the pen for eight years? That is the central question that seems to be being asked on social media over the whirlwind first three full days of the Trump presidency. The answer is like all things complicated. In order to arrive at an answer, however, some facts are needed.
Some of the questions conservatives should be asking include: Are all executive actions similar? What is the difference between a presidential memorandum and an executive order? Where does Trumps use of executive orders stand historically? What sorts of executive orders should be troubling?
First, not all executive actions are similar. There are three types of presidential actions: executive orders, presidential memoranda, and proclamations. Each of these accomplishes a different thing.
According to a Congressional Research Service report, executive orders and proclamations are directives of actions by the President. When they are founded on the authority of the President derived from Constitution or statute, they may have the force and effect of law. It is important to note that executive orders should not create law. Instead, orders are often used to direct how government agencies are to run under a particular president, and must be published in the Federal Register.
The other major avenue for presidential action is the presidential memorandum. In the general sense, these memoranda direct government agencies on their operations to ensure that certain objectives of the president are carried out. Think of it as the memo your boss sends you outlining your quarterly objectives. These memoranda do not get published in the Federal Register, although most administrations have published them on WhiteHouse.gov since the advent of the internet."
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More like rolling back obama’s illegal EOs...to enforce existing law.
Anyone whose been in larger companies knows- this is what change of management looks like.
If it doesn’t happen, you’ve probably got an ineffective leader.
If you look at Trump’s actions, they are reversions to policies and laws undermined by Obama’s EOs, and do not create new de facto laws. Even Judge Napalitano was not concerned with what Trump has done to date.
Alarmed? Hardly. I can’t wipe this grin off my face since November. The wife says it’s unnatural, but she has since adjusted.
With all the good that Trump is doing, Levin is worried about gossip:
I’m perfectly ok with Trump working to roll back decades of governmental largesse, to root out political fraud and corruption, and to champion causes which further conservatism in America. And having fun doing it. Hoo-yah!
Let the big dog rip!
It’s what we’re all about on FR.
Why would any conservative with half a brain be alarmed at Trump using WHATEVER methods are available to him to roll back every single thing Obama “accomplished”?
IslamoNazi dictatorWannabe Obama abused our US Constitution and the Office of the Presidency undermining and weakening America...including tons of illegal “executive orders” that were legislative not administrative in character
DJT is repairing the damage.
Yes, I do NOT like ANY “executive orders” beyond those absolutely necessary to fairly and honestly implement the laws of the land. Our Republic’s Founders set up a separation of powers For a purpose.
BUT, Congress is broken and has been at least since PelosiMurderTheBabes got to be speaker of the house. And the Senate is still very very weak, too, largely due to mental defectives like McShame and Lindsay (there goes our two vote majority right there!) SO, DJT has to do what he has to do. It ain’t conservative in theory. But it hasta be done for awhile. Reality and all that...
Executive orders that have the effect of cancelling previous executive orders should not count.
He could “fire” over half the dead weight in DC and there’d still be twice as many as necessary to run the government
Levin is deranged. He's had a full-blown case of TDS since Trump entered the Republican primary in 2015.
Old Deplorable Dave is smiling so much, he got carded twice this month while buying wine at grocery stores
I’m smiling so much, I must be looking younger and happier. Also, my Navy ball cap covers my white head, leaving a dark mustache and my post election smile.
Each, time my wife had to be restrained from kicking the checkout clerks.
BP without drugs is 110 to 60 something with a pulse rate 65-68.
No Faux or ABCNNBCBS or left wing fish wrap news, only get my news from FR.
Yeah, it's very strange what happened to him, it's like something in his mind just flipped a switch into crazy land or something. Usually that level of TDS is reserved for full blown militant liberals.
I don't see the EO's as being an issue nor the number of them. As with obie tobie's EO's it's what they are not how many of them. It's all part of doing the governments business for the leadership at every level to give written instructions. It's especially normal for a new CEO/President to issue guidelines on what and how he wants things done or to stop doing that'll be different than how things have been getting done before.
Nothing unusual at all.
Not Tired Of Winning Yet
I am still yelling “Yippee” at any given time. Just can’t help myself!!
Way to go, O Deplorable Dave. God must be smiling, too.
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