When pressed on the administration’s recent push to kill Obamacare in the courts during a House hearing on Tuesday, Attorney General William Barr shrugged off questions about the impact it would have on Americans, noting that the Justice Department merely had to take a position in ongoing litigation.
“Do you think it’s likely we’re going to prevail?” Barr responded when Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) asked him if he was aware of the number of people who would lose coverage if the law was struck down.
Pressed further by Cartwright, Bar said, “If you think it’s such an outrageous position, you have nothing to worry about. Let the courts do their job.”
Barr shrugs when questioned about damage DOJ attack on Obamacare would do: “do you think it’s likely we’re going to prevail?” pic.twitter.com/dQQB2Mo9Xc
— TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) April 9, 2019