Manchin, Collins Urge DOJ To Defend ACA In Texas Case

May 07, 2019
Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) are urging Attorney General William Barr and the Department of Justice to reconsider their push to overturn the Affordable Care Act through the courts. If the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upholds the lower court’s decision now supported by the administration, the senators say, health costs would rise, rural hospitals could close, an important pathway to new medicines would be uncertain and drug costs would further escalate. “Congress can work together to...

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