WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is setting a brisk pace lately in issuing executive orders and he's just getting started as he tries to position himself as a man of action on everything from foreign policy to racial justice in an election year. The impact of some of the orders, though, is less than meets the eye.
Trump has so far issued 33 executive orders this year, though he was a critic of such actions when running for office. He's on pace to exceed his high of 55 executive orders issued during his first year in office.
Mark Meadows, Trump's chief of staff, says the president is considering more orders in coming days dealing with topics such as immigration, jobs and China. He contrasted Trump's efforts with members of Congress who are retur