“What worries me is that everyone that President Trump would have appointed was there to overturn the Affordable Care Act. That’s why he was so raped that he could have someone in place for the oral arguments that are starting. on November 10 “Pelosi told CNN’s Jake Tapper about” State of the Union “.
“And it does not matter what the process is here – what matters is what it means personally to the American people,” Pelosi said, before listing some of the things she said were at stake if Obamacare fell from the Supreme Court.
“If you have a pre-existing medical condition, this benefit will be lost. If you are a woman, we will return to an age where the woman is a pre-existing medical condition. If your children follow your policy – say adult children follow your policy – no it will be now, and this during the period of a pandemic “, he said.
Trump said in a tweet Sunday that if the court overturns the ACA, it would be a “big win” for the country.
“Obamacare will be replaced with much better and FAR cheaper, alternatively if it ends up in the Supreme Court. It would be a great victory for the USA!” wrote, without providing details.
“Right now on the table is a case that Republicans have argued for overturning – the Affordable Care Act. This is the case on the Supreme Court table. So that’s what we’re concerned about.” Democrat said.
The impetus to confirm the justice of the Supreme Court before the November 3 elections will put the Senate on a good path to one of the fastest affirmations in modern history.
“Court Chief Roberts pushed the Affordable Care Act beyond the reasonable sense of saving the statute,” Barrett wrote. “He assessed the penalty imposed on those who did not have health insurance as a tax, which allowed him to maintain the statute as a valid exercise of tax authority.”
Elsewhere, Barrett refers to “Roberts’s commitment to constitutional avoidance.”
This story has been updated in more detail.
CNN’s Clare Foran contributed to this report.