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Local, state and national officials weigh in on Obamacare ruling
June 29, 2015
Local, state and national health officials and politicos responded to the Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling Thursday, upholding the Afordable Care Act. In King vs. Burrell, the suit challenged the legality of subsidies set up in federal government-run health insurance exchanges in the 34 states that did not set up an exchange for low- and middle-income people. Since the court upheld the law, there will be no changes for those who are insured through the marketplace. Dr. Kirk Calhoun, president of UT He... More
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Rep. Gohmert to Supreme Court: 'You've Sold Your Soul'
June 26, 2015
The Supreme Court's 6-3 decision to uphold federal tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act — a ruling that saves Obamacare from doom — is an embarrassing call for the nation's top jurists, Rep. Louie Gohmert tells Newsmax TV. "The Supreme Court has a lot to be embarrassed about. As a former judge and chief justice, I am extremely embarrassed for them," Gohmert said Thursday on "The Steve Malzberg Show." "And unfortunately, when you've sold your soul, it's kind of tough to even realize you sh... More
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Gohmert on Supreme Court Ruling of Same-Sex Marriage
June 26, 2015
Rep. Louie Gohmert released the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court of the United States ruling on same-sex marriage: “It is a tragic and ominous day for the United States when a decision by five unelected justices of the U.S. Supreme Court blatantly violates the law in order to destroy the foundational building block for society provided by Nature and Nature’s God – that was stated as divine law by Moses and Jesus. Our nation has been blessed with liberty, opportunity, power, ... More
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Gohmert on Supreme Court ObamaCare Ruling
June 25, 2015
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement concerning the decision made today by the United States Supreme Court finding as valid the subsidies that the Affordable Care Act said were illegal: “In recent years, the U.S. Constitution has taken a severe beating at the hands of this president’s administration. The United States Supreme Court has now added to the Constitutional malfeasance by decreeing from on high that what the Affordable Care Act itself said is not legal is legal. ... More
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Solar, wind projects could cost taxpayers millions: report
June 24, 2015
Lawmakers on Wednesday demanded accountability from the Obama administration after an investigation found the federal government routinely fails to secure proper bonding from wind and solar project developers, potentially leaving taxpayers on the hook for millions of dollars. The Government Accountability Office study found that President Obama’s Bureau of Land Management has failed to secure the proper bonding from wind and solar energy firms constructing projects on federal lands. Developers a... More
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