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Trump’s executive order on police reform, explained

Trump’s executive order on police reform, explained

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday outlining White House priorities for police reform, including the creation of a national police misconduct database. The order also creates new guidelines for use of force and deescalation and proposes an increased role for social workers and mental health professionals in responding to a variety of…
Trump’s executive order on social media is legally unenforceable, experts say

Trump’s executive order on social media is legally unenforceable, experts say

Despite President Donald Trump’s threats that Republicans might shut down social media companies in retaliation for fact-checking his tweets, the executive order he signed on Thursday unsurprisingly doesn’t come anywhere close. Even in the order’s more limited scope, legal experts say it will be difficult to enforce. Trump’s new order aims to limit social media…
Trump’s executive order to stop issuing green cards temporarily, explained

Trump’s executive order to stop issuing green cards temporarily, explained

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday night that he will sign an executive order temporarily suspending the issuance of green cards, saying it’s needed to protect American jobs amid an unemployment crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier drafts of the executive order would have also suspended the issuance of new visas. But the New…
Trump’s executive order on campus anti-Semitism, explained

Trump’s executive order on campus anti-Semitism, explained

When the New York Times reported Tuesday afternoon that Trump was about to issue an executive order designed to crack down on anti-Semitic hate speech on college campuses, it sparked an immediate and understandable panic among liberals online. The order, which the Times did not quote or post, would in their description “effectively interpret Judaism…
Vox Sentences: Executive overprivilege

Vox Sentences: Executive overprivilege

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. President Trump uses executive privilege to block the release of the Mueller report; Istanbul’s mayoral race will get a…

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