The First Order Of Business
Item number one was to get rid of Bush’s midnight regulations. Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel signed an order stopping those last minute things Bush did, just as Andy Card did the same to stop what Clinton enacted just before leaving office.
The Bush administration proposed one rule allowing concealed weapons to be carried in some national parks. Another would block federal funding for medical facilities that refuse to hire anti-abortion doctors, whose opposition to the procedure stemmed from religious grounds.
Obama is also expected to sign one high-profile executive order this week – to order the closing of Guantanamo Bay, even though the closing date is unclear.
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