Federal Judge Rules Obamacare is Being Funded Unconstitutionally

A federal judge ruled Thursday that the Obama administration has been improperly funding a key Obamacare subsidiary program, absent the legislative branch’s appropriations – and in so doing, she handed House Republicans a long-sought victory in the ongoing battle over President Obama’s signature health-care overhaul.

Specifically, U.S. District Court Judge Rosemary Collyer, an appointee of George W. Bush, said the subsidy program can in fact continue, pending an appeal. But she also made clear the House was correct in its legal challenge – that the program, while authorized by Congress, was never given funding.


Collyer said the administration does not have the power to spend money on “cost sharing reduction payments” to insurers without an appropriation from Congress.

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