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U.S. Presidential Documents

Compilation of Presidential Documents

The collection is made up of the Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents and its predecessor, the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents. The Daily Compilation is updated as frequently as the White House releases it to the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives & Records Administration. Content varies, but may include the following types of executive office documents:

  • Proclamations
  • Executive orders
  • Speeches
  • Press conferences
  • Interviews
  • Communications to Congress and Federal agencies
  • Statements regarding bill signings and vetoes
  • Appointments and nominations
  • Reorganization plans
  • Resignations
  • Retirements
  • Acts approved by the President
  • Nominations submitted to the Senate
  • White House announcements
  • Press releases