Trump To Take "Four Or Five" Executive Actions On Day One

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Trump is not planning to waste any time.

According to the spokesman Sean Spicer, cited by Reuters, president-elect Donald Trump may take four or five executive actions on Friday, the day he is sworn into office.

"He's got a few of them probably in the area of four or five that we're looking at for Friday," some of them logistical, Spicer said Wednesday at a news briefing. "Then there are some other ones that I expect him to sign with respect to a couple of issues that have been high on his priority list."

Spicer did not elaborate. Trump had promised to take executive actions immediately after taking office to counter some of the policies of Democratic President Barack Obama.

And while it is unclear what actions Trump will take, Forbes has compiled a list of Obama's own Executive Orders which will likely be target by Trump as soon as he steps into office:

Executive Orders: 

Most executive orders are not regulatory. But when they are, the complexity of overturning them grows as Washington administers more private, local or state concerns, all without Congress passing a law. President Obama has issued executive orders on (for example) a minimum wage for federal contractors, a Non-Retaliation for Disclosure of Compensation Information decree, an order on paid sick leave for federal contractors, and controversial orders on cybersecurity information sharing and sanctions on individuals allegedly engaged in malicious cyber activity. There is even an order to better regulate us with behavioral sciencegovernment as helicopter parent, one might say.

Notable recently was Obama’s regulatory pro-antitrust “Steps to Increase Competition and Better Inform Consumers and Workers to Support Continued Growth of the American Economy.” This action proposed interventionist policies and attempted to cast most blame for anti-competitive business practices on private actors like the telecommunications sector, rather than the regulatory state's overreach, cronyism, public/private partnerships and government favors.

On the environmental side, we have“Safeguarding the Nation from the Impacts of Invasive Species”; a “Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade” directive to federal agencies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than a third; and controversial proclamations designating numerous national monuments.

As of today, President Obama has issued 292 executive orders, fewer actually than Bush or Clinton. While observers of executive action point to executive orders, these are not the source of most major decrees. Instead, unilateral memoranda, agency guidance and other dark matter dominate.

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Two-bits's picture

Overturn the Patriot act and overturn NDAA 2012-2016


That's a start.

Deathrips's picture

How about this one for starters.

Anyone who disrespects the individual rights outlined in the constitution gets 3 punches to the blocking, no exemptions.

 Retroactively administer it for the last 8 years.


Two-bits's picture

Your way sounds more fun.


I support rips EO

xythras's picture
xythras (not verified) Two-bits Jan 18, 2017 12:08 PM

How long until he will pick on the chinks? 

The aussies are scared of the outcome.

HenryHall's picture

Deathrips > "How about this one for starters.

> Anyone who disrespects the individual rights outlined in the constitution gets 3 punches to the blocking, no exemptions.

> Retroactively administer it for the last 8 years.


The US Consititution does not allow such a law or regulation:

Article 1, § 9

" ... The privilege of the writ of habeas corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in cases of rebellion or invasion the public safety may require it.

No bill of attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed. ..."


What Trump should do is to re-affirm that Habeus Corpus is supreme - That no-one may be held by government without being accused in public of their alleged crimes and allowed to cross-examine their accuser in public.

The Saint's picture
The Saint (not verified) HenryHall Jan 18, 2017 8:36 PM

Can one of these EOs name Obama and Hillary as Enemy Combatants subject to elimination by a drone strike at any moment?


FreezeThese's picture
FreezeThese (not verified) xythras Jan 18, 2017 12:32 PM

#1) Make it illegal to request Tax Returns from a Presidential nominee 

#2) Make Russia Great Again

#3) Pardon all of personal sexual assault allegations

#4) Huge

#5) Amazing

J Jason Djfmam's picture

#6 Take an executive dump on Obama's bed.

bonin006's picture

Was that a typo? Didn't you mean head?

BarkingCat's picture

Amazingly enough that is how I read it.

Zus's picture

You must be one of soros' paid bitches....

Tejano's picture

Maybe not. He's not really very good at what he does...though he does seem to enjoy himself. I think he's just an ordinary low-intelligence disruptive troll. He acts like he's about nine years old...maybe he is.

New World Chaos's picture

Day 0:

Get paperwork ready.  Keep the establishment guessing.  Have private security establish a system where patriots in the intelligence communities can leak assassination plots.

Day 1:

#1  Drone Soros

#2  Pardon Assange (and hopefully Snowden but I doubt it)

#3  Appoint special prosecutor for Pizzagate

#4  EO banning Muslim immigration

#5  EO to build the Wall


Then hit the ground running, before the CIA whacks him.  Favor populist stuff first, so they know they will have a war on their hands if they try anything.

Begin Soviet-style purge

repeal Obamacare

New 9/11 commission, to be headed by Jesse Ventura

Send in the Army to nationalize the Fed and seize all documents and/or gold.  Extract from teeth if there is a shortage.

Break the CIA into a million pieces

Kick out the rapefugees, radical Muslims, and crimminal illegals / anchor babies as they are swept up

Paper ballots and ID verification.  Would like to see voting restrictions (people not on the tit would be a good start), but won't happen

The Dems must neuter and spay their EBT pets

No benefits whatsoever for illegals.

Special prosecutor of the Clinton foundation.  When she cries "But you promised!" say "You've been punked, bitch!"

Fire Mnuchin.  Tell Goldman they've been punked.

Fire Pence.  Replace with Ventura.  Keep him in a separate city at all times.

repeal FATCA

Anyone who supplied ISIS gets renditioned to Syria

End the ban on importing pharmaceuticals

Legalize drugs.  Screws the CIA, the cartels, and the prison-industrial complex (not gonna happen, I know)

Drone some Rothschild wedding parties

Go back to Real Bills under a gold standard

Bring the troops home.  Fuck NATO

End farm subsidies, foreign aid, all sorts of grants with strings attached

This list is by no means comprehensive.  Just a start, really.

Cruel Joke's picture


"Send in the Army to nationalize the Fed and seize all documents and/or gold.  Extract from teeth if there is a shortage."

All this laughing must be good for my health. *wiping tears*

TheMeatTrapper's picture

I love the sound of libtards whining. It sounds like VICTORY bitch! Get used to it you little fucktard. You got 8 LONG YEARS! lol.

BarkingCat's picture

If they hate Trump, just wait until they get a load of his successor.

Paper Mache's picture

Surely you meant... #3) Pardon all of Podesta's personal sexual assaults on little children allegations

gunzeon's picture

Australia needs to take it's head out of America's arse and see where it's headed !

Citizen G's picture

This would actually work, for reals....must be done live on social media for the entire nation to see.

shivura's picture

will that apply to Trump? give me a break...the registering of all muslims is the most blatant violation of the constitution in 80 years .. but i get the feeling a lot of people here are for that?

Dick Gazinia's picture

Islam and Western civilization are incompatable.

Xena fobe's picture

Western civilization is incompatible with several migrant ethnicities. Islam is probably one of the more compatible. 

Xena fobe's picture

It was determined to be constitutional.  Just like welfare for anchor babies.  But Trump has never said he would do that.  You people are paranoid.  No, I'm not for it.  We have far worse enemies we should be making lists of. 

bobbbny's picture

+1 million and a place on Mt Rushmore for that one.

barysenter's picture

Blast Mount Rushmore. Start over.

Deathrips's picture

PC is for fags for starters.



NoVa's picture

If The Prez works on Friday afternoon, I sure hope he will not be late for the Inaugural Ball I'm attending Friday night!

Trump/Pence 2020 !




King Tut's picture
King Tut (not verified) Jan 18, 2017 12:00 PM

4 or 5 "Executive Actions" a day? Well- he is in his 70s. Then Orange Jesus will Tweet about it and ZH will do a story on Trump's Dumps 

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Takeaction2 (not verified) King Tut Jan 18, 2017 12:04 PM

Oh look...21 weeks.  You are on the wrong site......  Go back to the "Hillary really won" site

Sir John Bagot Glubb's picture

instead of the Maltese Cross, try the raised fist as your moniker........

detached.amusement's picture

a plastic one, attached to something that looks like a chainsaw

Zus's picture

And there's another one

BabaLooey's picture

1) Exec. order to unseal all of Soetero' hidden records.

2) One exec. order - nullifying all of Soetero's exec. orders

3) Exec. order repealing SoeteroCare



King Tut's picture
King Tut (not verified) BabaLooey Jan 18, 2017 11:51 AM

You can toss Trump's salad for lunch

Zus's picture

You and your little liberal friends should go to D.C. and protest all the new jobs Trump has created before he's even sworn in so the that not just ZH, but the whole world can see how fucking stupid you are.

TheMeatTrapper's picture

King Tut and his libtard buddies hate jobs. Jobs mean work - and personal responsibility. They simply can't deal with that.

Chuck Walla's picture

Did someone hack MSNBC and it redirects these propagandized dolts here?

Hey tut, Fuck You, just because...

Sir John Bagot Glubb's picture

not Lunch, but a 15 minute coffee break...........

unrulian's picture

count the gold in Knox 

Audit the Fed

free the aliens in 51


that would  get the ball rolling ...

/s on the aliens

DuneCreature's picture

I just hope Trump sends his body double to DC for the ceremony.

Live Hard, He Could Be Sworn In Somewhere Else, Die Free

~ DC v4.0

Fourth Horseman's picture

The time of the great enema has arrived.  Evict the nigger with his troup of chimplets!

Eviction time O'nigger!  No more public housing and no more welfare for you!

Yen Cross's picture

   Golfer in Chief, gets unwound~ sweet!

peddling-fiction's picture

Mediocre golfer. 12 handicap.


Yen Cross's picture

 Handicaps are for faggots. I heard it was thirteen.

Yen Cross's picture

 Purple POTUS. /-:

  Three MOAR days

InjectTheVenom's picture

there is no fkg way that toolbag has anywhere close to a 12 handicap...i'm guessing  more like 20 plus.

Winston Churchill's picture

May he live forever,in a sandtrap.

agNau's picture

One last look at the LIE.

*also useful to keep track of executive orders.

sidfalco's picture

re-prosecute "Chelsea" Manning