February 15, 2019 / 12:45 AM / 8 months ago

Democratic-led House can intervene in Obamacare appeal: court

A federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives to intervene, over the objections of the Trump administration, in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.

But, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to grant a bid by several Democratic state attorneys general to hear the appeal of the December ruling by a federal judge in Texas declaring Obamacare unconstitutional on an expedited basis.

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