Paul Ryan Predicts SCOTUS Will Strike Health Care Law Mandate Giving GOP Leverage To Nix Obamacare | Talking Points Memo

The chairman of the House Budget Committee — and author of the GOP’s controversial budget — predicted Thursday that the Supreme Court would nix the individual insurance mandate in President Obama’s health care law. But though he outlined alternative means by which to assure universal health care coverage that he supports, he said the GOP would use the Court’s action to force a fight over dismantling Obamacare.“I think [the Supreme Court] will knock down the mandate,” Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) predicted at The Atlantic‘s annual Ideas Forum. “The question is of sever ability. Will they sever or will the whole thing go down?”

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