SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – An attempt by 19 states to force President Donald Trump to pay health care subsidies will go before a federal judge in San Francisco.
State attorneys general, led by California Democrat Xavier Becerra, will try on Monday to convince U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria that the payments are required by law.READ MORE: COVID-19 Booster Shot Not Yet FDA-Authorized, But Some Not Waiting
The payments allow for lower out-of-pocket costs for consumers who get coverage under former President Barack Obama’s health care law.READ MORE: North Texas School Districts Grapple With Learning Loss And Keeping Teachers, Students From Getting COVID-19
Mr. Trump abruptly cut them off earlier this month, saying “Obamacare” is imploding. He says they should be explicitly authorized by Congress.
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