Republicans have officially filed a lawsuit over ObamaCare

Republicans have officially filed a lawsuit over ObamaCare
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House Republicans filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration on Friday, claiming that the president has abused his executive authority over the Affordable Care Act.

The suit was filed against the secretaries of the Health and Human Services and Treasury Departments. It accuses the Obama administration of "unlawfully postponing a requirement that larger employers offer health coverage to their full-time employees or pay penalties," The New York Times reports. The Obama administration originally deferred the requirement until 2015 and then delayed it until 2016 for employers with 50 to 99 employees.

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