Trump Signs Even More Executive Actions

One gives the Pentagon 30 days to figure out to defeat ISIS
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 28, 2017 5:05 PM CST
Trump Signs Even More Executive Actions
President Donald Trump smiles after signing three executive actions in the Oval Office, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 in Washington.   (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

President Trump continued his feverish output of executive actions Saturday, signing three more alongside his advisers, the Hill reports. The White House didn't make the texts of the actions available, but a Trump administration official says the first had to do with reorganizing the National Security Council. According to Politico, the official says the NSC will now be "more responsive to digital threats." The second action put a five-year lobbying ban on members of the administration and a lifetime ban on members of the administration lobbying for a foreign government. The final action gives the Department of Defense 30 days to come up with a strategy for defeating ISIS in Syria and Iraq. Trump said he thought that last one was "going to be very successful" before telling the assembled to "have a good weekend." (More Donald Trump stories.)

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