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Government Information: Presidency/Executive Departments

Presidential Documents

Below is a list, with a brief description, of the major documents issued by the President's Office.

Executive Orders - commands issued by the President which direct the order of business in the executive departments.

Presidential Proclamations - often announcing celebratory occasions (Pan American Day and Pan American Week), but sometimes directing legal action (such as pardons). Proclamations are published in the Federal Register.

United States Budget - The official budget of the United States government, issued by the Office of Management and Budget

Treaties and Agreements -  Economic and political agreements negotiated by the President and approved by the Senate.

Federal Register - The daily newspaper  of the United States Government

 

Databases

The databases below contain the recent (coverage varies - see notes) Presidential Documents. 

Historical Documents Online

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