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Obama’s Law Professor: ‘I Wouldn’t Bet’ on Obamacare Surviving Next Legal Challenge

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Jul 23, 2014.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member
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    President Obama’s old Harvard Law professor, Laurence Tribe, said that he “wouldn’t bet the family farm” on Obamacare’s surviving the legal challenges to an IRS rule about who is eligible for subsidies that are currently working their way through the federal courts.

    “I don’t have a crystal ball,” Tribe told the Fiscal Times. “But I wouldn’t bet the family farm on this coming out in a way that preserves Obamacare.”

    The law’s latest legal problem is that, as written, people who enroll in Obamacare through the federal exchange aren’t eligible for subsidies. The text of the law only provides subsidies for people enrolled through “an Exchange established by the State,” according to the text of the Affordable Care Act. Only 16 states decided to establish the exchanges.

    http://www.nationalreview.com/corne...obamacare-surviving-next-legal-challenge-joel
     
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    I hope you are correct....so do 57% of "For the people, by the people."
     
  3. Revmitchell

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    I cannot be right or wrong on this I did not say it. Obama's law professor did.
     
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