February 9, 2019 / 1:47 AM / 10 days ago

Trump administration fights House bid to defend Obamacare in court

The Trump administration urged a federal appeals court on Friday to block the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives from intervening in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.

The U.S. Justice Department told the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that the newly Democratic-led legislative chamber had no right to participate in the case after a federal judge in Texas in December declared Obamacare unconstitutional.

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