House Republicans win court case against 'unconstitutional' ObamaCare spending

House Republicans win Obamacare case.
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A federal judge ruled Thursday that the Obama administration has unconstitutionally spent federal money on ObamaCare, marking a major win for the House Republicans who brought the charge, The Associated Press reports.

The House argued that Congress did not specifically allot the Obama administration with $175 billion, which the government has been using to reimburse health insurers in order to reduce co-payments for people of a lower income. The House claimed Congress had in fact denied the White House's request for the money but that the administration is spending it over the period of a decade, regardless.

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