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Presidential Directives: An Introduction [November 13, 2019]   [open pdf - 399KB]

From the Document: "Presidential directives, such as proclamations and executive orders, are a tool used by Presidents to announce official policy and make declarations in their roles as leader of the executive branch, commander in chief of the Armed Forces, and head of state. Presidents have used directives throughout American history for a wide variety of purposes, but they have taken on a more central policy role in recent Administrations."

Report Number:
CRS In Focus, IF11358
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2019-11-13
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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