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# Executive Order

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# Executive Order
Biden revokes Trump orders on ‘anarchist’ cities and more
The 46th president has been undoing dozens of Trump orders since taking office.
# Executive Order
Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender US troops
The move undoes Trump’s controversial decision in July 2017 to bar transgender personnel from serving “in any capacity” in the military.
# White House
Joe Biden to sign a dozen executive orders on his first day as US President
Inauguration day is on Wednesday.
# China
China accuses US of 'political suppression' after Trump's executive order targeting TikTok
The order comes into effect in 45 days and appears to ban transactions with the Chinese owners of the app.
# policing
Trump signs executive order on police reform following weeks of protests
The order would establish a database that tracks officers with excessive use of force complaints in their records.
# Executive Order
'We're fed up with it': Trump signs executive order following factchecking row with Twitter
Trump said the factchecks were ‘editorial decisions’ by Twitter and amounted to political activism.
# Executive Order
Trump declares national emergency over IT threats, targeting Chinese telecom giant Huawei
Trump signed an executive order prohibiting the purchase or use of equipment from companies that pose “an unacceptable risk to the national security”.
# modified
Trump's revised travel ban facing new court challenges
Hawaii filed the first suit on Tuesday.
# Executive Order
Donald Trump has brought in a new travel ban targeting people from six countries
The new ban applies to six of the seven countries which were included in the initial travel ban.
# Immigration
Trump planning to speed up deportation of illegal immigrants
The White House confirmed the president’s plans to introduce a raft of new immigration measures.
# Executive Order
Trump will publish a weekly list of crimes committed by illegal immigrants
The move will “better inform the public regarding the public safety threats”, according to the executive order.
# Explainer
The pen is mightier: How US Presidents lay down the law by executive order
The orders make it clear to federal agencies what the presidents want.
# No messing
Superstorm Sandy: Governor says he will reschedule Halloween if necessary
The weather can mess with Chris Christie all it likes, he’ll just whip out his Executive Order and do what he wants.