“Individual mandate is unconstitutional, federal appellate court rules in Texas-led Affordable Care Act lawsuit”
That was yesterday’s headline in the Texas Tribune. With all the fake impeachment nonsense in the news, you could be forgiven for missing it.
This couldn’t be bigger! The Supreme Court previously ruled that Obamacare is only Constitutional because the individual mandate was a tax, which congress has the power to levy.
However, President Trump’s tax relief law eliminated the individual mandate tax.
Led by my office, a coalition of states’ attorneys general sued arguing that 1) if it was only legal if it were a tax, and 2) the tax no longer existed… then Obamacare was no longer Constitutional.
A federal judge in Fort … continue reading