President Joe Biden (D) issued two executive orders in July, the 118th and 119th of his presidency.
The two orders he issued in July were:
- Executive Order on 2023 Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States (July 28, 2023)
- Executive Order on Federal Research and Development in Support of Domestic Manufacturing and United States Jobs (July 28, 2023)
Biden issued 25 executive orders in January 2021, more than any other month of his presidency. He did not issue any executive orders in November 2022 or January 2023.
Biden is averaging 46 executive orders per year, tied with Bill Clinton (D) for the third-most among presidents since 1981. Donald Trump (R) averaged 55 executive orders per year, the most in that time. Barack Obama (D) averaged 35 per year, the fewest in that time.
Franklin D. Roosevelt (D) issued 307 executive orders per year on average, the most of all U.S. presidents. William Henry Harrison (Whig) averaged the fewest, issuing none during his one month in office. Three presidents issued only one executive order each: James Madison (Democratic-Republican), James Monroe (Democratic-Republican), and John Adams (Federalist).