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The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, was struck down by a Texas judge on Friday, a move that could all of a sudden the health insurance interfere with the status of millions of Americans. The decision comes in the midst of a six-week open enrollment period for the program.
Texas, with 19 States argued that U.S. district judge Reed O’connor that she had been hurt by a jump in the amount of people, the state-backed insurance. If Congress cut the tax penalty from the program in 2017, the States claimed, it is essentially undercut by the Supreme court in the justification for the search of former President Barack Obama’s signature constitutional legislation in the year 2012.
“The Rest of the ACA is not severable from the individual mandate, which means that the Act must be declared void, on the whole,” O’connor wrote, according to Bloomberg. O’connor is a conservative Republican representative, and the other Obama blocked-era policy.
“As I predicted, Obamacare was struck down as UNCONSTITUTIONAL disaster,” said President Trump tweeted after the verdict. “Now, Congress will pass must have a STRONG to the right, provides good health care, and protects pre-existing conditions. Mitch and Nancy, get it done!”
In a second tweet, the President explained the decision, “good news for America!”
California and other States decided against by the judges challenge the decision, appealing in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
“Today’s ruling is an attack on the 133 million Americans with pre-existing conditions, of the 20 million Americans C. A. consumer protection for health care rely on the A., on America’s true progress in the direction of the affordable health care for all Americans,” Xavier Becerra, the attorney General of California, said in a statement, according to The New York Times. “The A. C. A. has already tried to survived more than 70, unsuccessfully, to repeal and resistance study, in the Supreme court.”
“Obamacare was struck down by a highly respected judge,” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement.
“The decision of the judge justifies the President Trump the position that Obamacare is unconstitutional,” Sanders. “Once again, the President calls on Congress to replace Obamacare and act to protect people with pre-existing conditions and provide Americans with quality, affordable health care. We expect that this judgment appealed to the Supreme court. Pending the appeal procedure, the law remains in force.”
Democratic leader, responded meanwhile, hard on the decision.
“The judgment seems to be based on erroneous legal reasoning and, hopefully, it will be overcome,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., tweeted. “Americans do have to worry about working families, what you can to prevent the land court, the decision is always right.”
“While the district court is absurd appealed judgment immediately appeal, the Republicans are fully responsible for this cruel decision, and for the fear that you have taken in millions of families across America, which is now in danger of losing their health insurance,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said in a statement. “As house Democrats take to the Hammer, the house of representatives will move expeditiously to formally intervene in the appointment procedures for the safeguarding of the life-saving protection for people with pre-existing conditions and the Republicans refuse to destroy effort, the Affordable Care Act.”
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