Obama's ACA Delays - Breaking the Law or Making It Work?
N Engl J Med. 2014 Apr 2;
Authors: Jost TS, Lazarus S
As the Obama administration has over the past several months postponed implementation of various parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the President's political opponents have charged that his decisions are "blatantly illegal," that his administration is acting "as though it were not bound by law," and that his decisions "raise grave concerns about [his] understanding" that, unlike medieval British monarchs, American presidents have under our Constitution a "duty, not a discretionary power" to "take care that the laws be faithfully executed."(1) Indeed, the House of Representatives has enacted, on a party-line vote, H.R. 4138, the "Enforce the Law Act," . . .
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