“This ruling confirms what Americans have been saying for months: The health spending bill is a massive overreach,” said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.)
With his historic ruling, U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson set up a clash over whether the Obama administration still has the authority to carry out the law designed to expand insurance to 32 million people.
David Rivkin, an attorney for the plaintiffs, said the ruling meant the 26 states challenging the law must halt implementation of pieces that apply to states and certain small businesses represented by plaintiffs.
But the Obama administration said it has no to plans to halt implementation of the law. Janet Adamy – Wall Street Journal