House Republicans, Conservatives Applaud Court Ruling on Funding of Obamacare Subsidies
CNS News discusses a federal judge's ruling that the administration acted unconstitutionally in funding some Obamacare subsidies with Hans Bader.
Conservative leaders and policy analysts also praised Judge Collyer’s ruling.
“It’s obviously correct on the merits of whether the administration has been acting illegally in spending money without congressional authorization,” Hans Bader, a senior attorney at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), told CNSNews.com.
Bader pointed out that congressional Democrats once protected the legislative body’s power of the purse.
“When Republicans were in the White House, Congressional Democrats like Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) claimed that congressional control over appropriations was ‘the taproot of Anglo-American Liberty’ and should be held sacrosanct under the Constitution.
"Now that a Democrat is in the White House, they could not care less. The Constitution does not matter to them when it is no longer politically convenient,” Bader said.
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