Trump’s Justice Dept. challenged the Affordable Healthcare Act as part of Trump and Republican promise to repeal the ‘Obamacare’ healthcare law….
The Biden admin has changed the governments position before the court seeking to keep court from essentially doing what the Trump political campaign wanted to do even though the healthcare program insures millions of Americans and the there is NO replacement if the program is shut down….
The ’employer mandat’e that the court should be ruling on has already been changed….
The Biden administration on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act, a reversal from the Trump administration’s backing of a constitutional challenge to the sweeping health care law.
In a two-page letter, the Department of Justice (DOJ) told the court that the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as ObamaCare, remains constitutional, even though a tax penalty meant to enforce the purchase of insurance by most Americans was zeroed out under the previous administration.
“Following the change in Administration, the Department of Justice has reconsidered the government’s position in these cases,” Deputy Solicitor General Edwin Kneedler wrote, adding that “the United States no longer adheres to the [Trump administration’s] conclusions.”….
The Biden administration now joins a coalition of 20 states, led by California, along with the Democratic-led House, in defending the law.
A decision in the case is expected before the court’s term ends in late June….