Executive Order

Explainer: Trump’s executive orders and the limits of presidential power

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In this lesson, explore the long-standing constitutional controversies around the power of executive orders. Continue reading

What your students need to know about the 2020 Census

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson, learn about Census 2020 and why the U.S. conducts the census. Continue reading

What have we learned from President Trump’s first 100 days?

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President Donald Trump marked his first 100 days in office this weekend. Find out what he has accomplished so far. Continue reading

75 years later, Japanese internment executive order remembered

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February 19, 2017, marked the 75th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s controversial executive order, which allowed the government to incarcerate Japanese Americans after the attack on Pearl Harbor in World War II. Continue reading

Refugees concerned over Trump’s decision to suspend arrival of Syrians

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President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday which put an indefinite freeze on Syrian refugees entering the country. Continue reading

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