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The History of Executive Orders

February 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The National History Center will hold a Congressional briefing on the history of executive orders on Friday, February 17, at 10 a.m. in the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2103, Washington, DC.

How does the flurry of executive orders issued by President Trump in his first few weeks in office compare to previous presidents’ use of this power?  Three leading authorities on the subject will discuss the origins of the executive order and how it has been exercised in the past.

Speakers:  Julia Azari (Marquette), Matt Dallek (George Washington University), and Andrew Rudalevige (Bowdoin)

RSVPs are requested.  To RSVP, please click here.


February 17, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Rayburn House Building


National History Center