Democrats pass resolution affirming right to defend ObamaCare in court

The Democrat-controlled House on Wednesday passed a resolution affirming the chamber’s authority to defend the Affordable Care Act in federal court.

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The Democrat controlled house thumbing its nose at the GOP

After Democrats took control of the House in the new Congress, lawmakers last week approved a rules package letting the House intervene in a lawsuit threatening to unravel the landmark health-care law, directing the House’s Office of General Counsel to defend the law against any litigation.

House Republicans voted in 2017 to repeal the law.

A federal judge in Texas last month ruled that the law, typically referred to as ObamaCare, is unconstitutional because Congress eliminated the individual mandate penalty, although the law remains in effect pending an appeal of the ruling.

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