Courts to Obama: Obamacare Cost-Sharing Unconstitutional

May 12, 2016 in News by Slad

 

For Immediate Release 
May 12, 2016
Contact: Calvin Moore 
202-740-3382

Issa ObamaCare press release

“Proof positive the Obama Administration is continuing its blatant and willful disregard for the Constitution,” says Congressman Issa

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) released the following statement in response to breaking news that a federal judge has ruled against the Obama Administration in the House of Representative’s lawsuit over Obamacare, which challenged the Administration’s authority to spend $175 million in a “cost-sharing” program that was never authorized by Congress.

Congressman Issa said, “The ruling today is proof positive that the Obama Administration is continuing in its blatant and willful disregard for the Constitution. After seven and half years of continued overreach, a decision like this really should come as a surprise to nobody.”

“What the Constitution makes clear and the President seems not to understand is that it is Congress who writes the laws and has the power of the purse. The President simply gets to enforce these laws. The President can’t just legislate by executive order and spend the people’s money on his own terms. Obamacare has been a disaster from the beginning and today’s court decision affirms that reality.”
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