National Constitution Center
August 5, 2014
The current controversy over President Barack Obama's use of executive orders has many Republicans steamed and Democrats on the defensive. But has the President really issued more orders that his predecessors?More
In terms of executive orders, quality counts as much as quantity, and several significant Obama executive orders have some conservatives rallying around a lawsuit against the president, as well as threatening impeachment...
The American Presidency Project keeps tabs on executive orders and their historical counterparts dating back to the George Washington administration. The presidents who used orders and proclamations the most, per year, were [Franklin] Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover and Woodrow Wilson.
Moreover, President Obama has issued the fewest executive orders per year, at 33.27 annually, since President Grover Cleveland's first term in the White House.
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