SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic attorneys general from 15 states and the District of Columbia are pushing back against a Texas lawsuit to invalidate former President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra led the group Monday in filing a motion to intervene in the case.READ MORE: Royse City Deals With Citywide Power Outage After 18-Wheeler Hit Transmission Line
It sets up a battle between Democratic and Republican-led states, 19 of which joined the Texas case filed in February.
The Texas lawsuit argues the Affordable Care Act is no longer constitutional after changes made as part of the Republican-backed tax overhaul that eliminates fines for not having coverage.READ MORE: Cedar Hill High School Students Work Hard To Perform Award-Winning Play Amid Pandemic
Becerra suggested it’s up to Democratic attorneys general to defend the health care law because the Trump administration will not.
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