Lee: Obamacare Changes Are A ‘Shameless Power Grab’ By President

This May 18, 2013, file photo, Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee addresses the Utah Republican Party's annual organizing convention in Sandy, Utah.
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Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) said Sunday that the changes the Obama administration has administratively made to Obamacare amount to a “shameless power grab.”

“This is a shameless act, a shameless power grab that is designed to help the president and his political party achieve a particular outcome in a partisan election,” he said on “Fox News Sunday.” “The solution is for the president to come to Congress and make the case to Congress on the policy merits of this question that Congress needs to act. It is not the president’s prerogative to simply make this the law by the stroke of the executive pen.”

The administration last week delayed part of the law’s employer mandate, sparking the latest outcry from congressional Republicans.

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