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Presidential Documents

Executive Orders

The President of the United States manages the operations of the Executive branch of Government through Executive orders. After the President signs an Executive order, the White House sends it to the Office of the Federal Register (OFR). The OFR numbers each order consecutively as part of a series, and publishes it in the daily Federal Register shortly after receipt.

Executive orders issued since 1994 are available as a single bulk download and as a bulk download by President, or you can browse by President and year from the list below. More details about our APIs can be found on our developers page.

Barack Obama

Barack Obama issued 251 executive orders between 2009 and 2016.

George W. Bush

George W. Bush issued 292 executive orders between 2001 and 2009.

William J. Clinton

William J. Clinton issued 308 executive orders between 1993 and 2001.

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