House Committee Chairmen Demand Answers About Administration’s ‘Sudden And Significant’ Reversal In Health Law Case

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“The [Justice] Department owes Congress and the public an explanation as to why it refuses to enforce the law,” chairmen of five House committees wrote. Meanwhile, Attorney General William Barr defended the decision at a hearing on Tuesday. “Do you think it’s likely that we are going to prevail?” he asked, in response to questions about the reversal. “If you think it’s such an outrageous position, then you have nothing to worry about. Let the courts do their job.”