Donald Trump_s rule by decree
In his first 10 weeks in office, President Donald Trump has signed 45 orders, memoranda or proclamations and 17 bills or resolutions — the most prolific use of executive action to start a presidency.
Link to The White House executive orders, memoranda and proclamations
Pew Research tallied the number of executive orders issued by presidents since President Abraham Lincoln. It found President Obama issued 277; President George W. Bush issued 291, and President Bill Clinton issued 364.
The president with the most executive orders was President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, with 3,721.