Barrett signals ObamaCare could survive mandate being struck down


October 14, 2020, The Hill, Jordain Carney – 
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Wednesday signaled that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could survive a court challenge from the Trump administration.Top senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee quizzed President Trump‘s nominee on a looming case that could determine the fate of the ACA. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (Calif.), the top Democrat on the panel, kicked off the third day of Barrett’s hearing pressing her on the health care case, and if the individual mandate, nixed by Congress in 2017, can be stuck down without tanking the entire law. View Story.

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