Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, speaks during the Blue Commonwealth Gala, hosted by the Democratic Party of Virginia, Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Main Street Station in Richmond, Va. (Dan Currier/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

Klobuchar lists executive orders she'd sign as president

June 18, 2019 - 5:17 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar (KLOH'-buh-shar) has released a list of 100-plus executive orders she says she'd sign in her first 100 days in office.

The orders include rejoining the Paris climate agreement and allowing prescription drugs to be imported from Canada.

The list is intended to give voters an idea of what the first days in a Klobuchar White House would look like. It also puts the Minnesota senator on record with policies she can point to when the 2020 Democrats hold their first presidential debates next week in Florida.

Some of the orders would reverse actions taken by President Donald Trump, such as ending the practice of separating immigrant children from their parents.