Trump signs 3 executive orders targeting drugs, crime

Daily News Article - February 10, 2017


1. What is the purpose of the three executive orders President Trump signed on Thursday?

2. Describe the purpose of each individual order.

3. What does Trump’s first order require an existing inter-agency working group to do?

4. Who has the President directed to establish a Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety?

5. What does he require the Task Force to do?

6. President Trump’s third executive order signed on Thursday calls on the Department of Justice to examine current federal laws that apply to crimes against law enforcement officials. What did he say about this order and U.S. law enforcement?

Read the text of any (or all 3) of President Trump’s executive order(s) issued on February 9, 2017: