President Donald Trump shows a signed executive order on Cuba policy, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Miami. From left are, Rep, Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Florida Gov. Rock Scott, Cary Roque, and Vice President Mike Pence. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump Set To Outdo Both Bush And Obama On Executive Orders

While the U.S. governmental system of checks and balances often finds executive and legislative interests at odds, the most successful administrations have found ways to work together with Congress. The breakdown of that process has led to sharply increased reliance on executive orders.