PBS NewsHour

Why court battle represents existential threat to Obamacare

Clip: 07/09/2019 | 8m 4s Video has closed captioning.

The Affordable Care Act is again facing a critical legal challenge, as a federal appeals court in New Orleans considers a lower court’s ruling that the law is unconstitutional. The Justice Department isn't defending the law, but Democratic lawmakers and officials are. John Yang talks to Axios' Sam Baker about the legal test and how the law's provisions extend beyond individual health insurance.

Aired: 07/09/19

Rating: NR

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