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#Executive Order

# executive-order - Friday 7 August, 2020

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.

# executive-order - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

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 - Friday 29 May, 2020

'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 - Thursday 16 May, 2019

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”.

# executive-order - Friday 10 March, 2017

Trump's revised travel ban facing new court challenges

Hawaii filed the first suit on Tuesday.

# executive-order - Monday 6 March, 2017

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.

# executive-order - Monday 13 February, 2017

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 - Friday 27 January, 2017

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.

# executive-order - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

The pen is mightier: How US Presidents lay down the law by executive order Explainer This post contains videos

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.

# executive-order - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

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.