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The Same Agency That Runs Obamacare Is Using Taxpayer Money to Undermine It

Original story at nytimes.com• 2 mentions • 1 month ago

The Trump administration said on Thursday that it would slash spending on advertising and promotion for the Affordable Care Act, but it has already been waging a multipronged campaign against it. Despite several failed efforts by Republican lawmakers to repeal it, the Affordable Care Act remains the law of the land. But the Department of Health and Human Services — an agency with a legal responsibility to administer the law — has used taxpayer dollars to oppose it. Legal experts say that while it is common for a new administration to reinterpret an existing law, it is unusual to take ...