DOJ Asks Appeals Court To Pause TX ACA Case Over Shutdown

January 09, 2019
The Department of Justice is asking a federal appeals court in Texas to pause proceedings in the case over the Affordable Care Act due to the ongoing government shutdown. Without a pause, all parties in Texas v. Azar would be required to respond by Jan. 17 to House Democrats’ motion to intervene, according to DOJ, which opposes the House request. Both DOJ and a group of Democratic attorneys general last week notified the Fifth Circuit Court that they will...

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