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Thu Jun 17, 2021, 12:43 PM

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump-backed challenge to Obamacare

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Source: Reuters





WASHINGTON, June 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Republican bid that had been backed by former President Donald Trump's administration to invalidate Obamacare, preserving the landmark healthcare law for the third time since its 2010 enactment.

The 7-2 ruling declared that Texas and other challengers had no legal standing to file their lawsuit seeking to nullify a law, formally called the Affordable Care Act, that has enabled millions of Americans to obtain medical coverage either through public programs or private insurers. The decision was authored by liberal Justice Stephen Breyer.

The justices did not decide broader legal questions raised in the case about whether a key Obamacare provision was unconstitutional and, if so, whether the rest of the statute should be struck down. The provision, called the "individual mandate," originally required Americans to obtain health insurance or pay a financial penalty.

"A big win for the American people," Democratic President Joe Biden, whose administration opposed the lawsuit, wrote in a Twitter post, adding that millions of people rely upon the law for healthcare coverage while encouraging others to sign up...............................

Read more: https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/us-supreme-court-rejects-republican-challenge-obamacare-law-2021-06-17/



It is a WIN for now.




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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Jun 17, 2021, 12:47 PM

1. "Trump's pandemic legacy now includes trying and failing to take away your health care coverage duri

FAIL!!

Trumpís pandemic legacy now includes trying and failing to take away your health care coverage during the pandemic.


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Response to riversedge (Reply #1)

Thu Jun 17, 2021, 12:53 PM

2. Mass murder and attempted mass murder.

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Thu Jun 17, 2021, 01:50 PM

3. Duplicate post, but you never look, riversedge? Or do you?

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Thu Jun 17, 2021, 01:59 PM

4. *LOCKING*

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