Definitions for executive order
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A legally enforceable order, decree, or regulation issued on the authority of the head of the executive branch of government.
United States Presidents issue executive orders to help officers and agencies of the executive branch manage the operations within the federal government itself. Executive orders have the full force of law, since issuances are typically made in pursuance of certain Acts of Congress, some of which specifically delegate to the President some degree of discretionary power, or are believed to take authority from a power granted directly to the Executive by the Constitution. However, these perceived justifications cited by Presidents when authoring Executive Orders have come under criticism for exceeding executive authority; at various times throughout U.S. history, challenges to the legal validity or justification for an order have resulted in legal proceedings. In other countries, similar edicts may be known as decrees, or orders in council.
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Texas is uniquely qualified to challenge the president's executive order.
According to our projections, we will collect 10 million signatures to say 'Obama: repeal the executive order,'.
The majority party is not willing to participate in the debate, if the president is willing, I'm all for him protecting the land through an executive order.
Each of these five individuals was unanimously approved for transfer more nearly five years ago by six departments and agencies through the 2009 executive order task force.
We have to have Congress come together and deal with this. They haven't done that yet. The President has done it by executive order, he hasn't brought people together on it yet.
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