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: Gardening 101: Seed Bombs
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: Anna Police Investigating Crash That Killed 22-Year-Old Man
Mr. Trump abruptly cut them off earlier this month, saying “Obamacare” is imploding. He says they should be explicitly authorized by Congress.
Becerra says Trump is illegally trying to sabotage Obama’s health care law.MORE NEWS: Texas Joins Oklahoma's Effort To Overturn McGirt
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