Can the next President undo the previous President's executive orders?

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In the United States, an executive order is a directive issued by the president of the United States that manages operations of the federal government. ... At any time, the president may revoke, modify, or make exceptions from any executive order, whether the order was made by the current president or a predecessor.

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  • 3 weeks ago
    Best answer

    yes. he/she can undo an order from a previous President.

  • John H
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    Yep. That's how executive orders work. The Congress would have to pass a LAW and the President would have to sign it to make it stick.

  • 3 weeks ago

    Yes, hopefully they will.

  • 3 weeks ago

    YES BUT...

    Executive orders (EO) can be reversed.

    But if an EO has brought about consequences that have led to other legal obligations one can argue that reversing an EO would cause irreperable damage to people or institutions and therefore the EO should not be reversed.

    I don't know if anybody has successfully done this but it is certainly an option that can be pursued.

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  • 3 weeks ago

    That is true. President Warren can undo everything Trump has done. Of course, she would be blamed for the economic depression and rebellion. For example, it would be fun to see her try to move the US embassy out of Jerusalem. She would probably get a visit from an angel with a sword.

  • As Trump Did to Obama...yes.  But that won't happen until 2024

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