Shattering previous presidential records for signing executive orders, President Joe Biden has made a staggering number of mandates his first week in office. He has signed over 37 executive orders and his first week is not done yet.
Biden in October 2020: You Can’t Legislate Through Executive Orders ‘Unless You’re a Dictator’
‘We’re a democracy, we need consensus’Jan 26, 2021
Biden: “Well, I got to get the votes. I got to get the votes. That’s why, you know, the one thing that I — I have this strange notion, we are a democracy. Some of my Republican friends and some of my Democratic friends even occasionally say, ‘Well, if you can’t get the votes, by executive order you’re going to do something.’ Things you can’t do by executive order unless you’re a dictator. We’re a democracy. We need consensus.”