Some Say Barrett’s Focus On Severability Shows View On Mandate’s Validity

By Amy Lotven / October 13, 2020 at 7:10 PM
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday (Oct. 13) continued to suggest her 2017 paper that criticized Chief Justice John Roberts’ decision that uphold the Affordable Care Act due to Congress’ power of taxation has no bearing on the lawsuit the high court is set to hear Nov. 10, saying severability, an issue on which she has yet to reveal her position, is what the current case centers on. But Democratic senators and health policy experts point out the...

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