Originally Posted by jimjc
..Obama has used the Executive order 1 time in his first term...Every other president used it many many times...
Then there is this:
Administration of Barack Obama (2009-Present)
Disposition of Executive orders signed by President Barack Obama:
2009 - E.O. 13489 - E.O. 13527 (39 Executive orders issued)
2010 - E.O. 13528 - E.O. 13562 (35 Executive orders issued)
2011 - E.O. 13563 - E.O. 13596 (34 Executive orders issued)
2012 - E.O. 13597 - E.O. 13618 (22 Executive orders issued)
130 Total Executive orders Issued
NOTE: The total number of Executive orders issued for each administration includes number-and-letter designated orders, such as 9577-A, 9616-A, etc.