Obama's Ironic Advice for Trump Regarding Executive Power Cortney O'Brien Posted: Dec 21, 2016
In an interview with NPR, Obama told President-elect Donald Trump to avoid executive action if he can help it.
“Going through the legislative process is always better in part because it’s harder to undo,” he said.
The president emphasized this point, arguing that he only went the route of executive orders after tirelessly trying to compromise with a Republican-held Congress.
We compiled a list of Obama executive orders that Trump will have the opportunity to dismantle, as he vowed to do on the campaign trail.
Asked how Obama feels about that, he said, "That's part of the democratic process."