Obama To Ignore Court Ruling, Keep Handing Out Obamacare Subsidies

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The Obama administration will continue handing out Obamacare subsidies to federal exchange customers despite a federal court’s ruling Tuesday that the subsidies are illegal.

A D.C. Court of Appeals panel ruled Tuesday morning that customers in the 36 states that didn’t establish their own exchange and use HealthCare.gov instead cannot be given premium tax credits, according to the text of the Affordable Care Act itself.

But the White House said in response that it will continue handing out the billions of taxpayer dollars in subsidies.

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1 thought on “Obama To Ignore Court Ruling, Keep Handing Out Obamacare Subsidies”

  1. The Solicitor General will appeal to the en banc panel of the DC circuit which will most likely overturn the 3 judge panel, setting it up to be heard in SCOTUS. And until this has been settled in the courts, the administration can continue to hand out subsidies

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