Approximately 20 million Americans could begin receiving a coronavirus vaccine during the month of December, pending approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the scientific head of Operation Warp Speed said Monday.
Top Democrats and legal experts on Tuesday were optimistic that the Supreme Court will uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the most recent challenge against the law while Republicans continued to slam the individual mandate in the act as "plainly unlawful" and more broadly slammed the health care law as a "one-size-fits-all approach."
Several Supreme Court justices, including conservative Trump appointees, appeared suspicious Tuesday of arguments by the Trump administration and red states that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) should be overturned after Congress in 2017 removed the financial penalty associated with the individual mandate to purchase health insurance.
Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett, exactly two weeks into her new job, will on Tuesday hear the Affordable Care Act (ACA) case that Democrats hammered her over throughout her confirmation hearings and has the potential to overturn the law that is former President Obama's signature legislative achievement.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf in a press conference Thursday called on Sen. Pat Toomey, who was one of the last Republicans to come out in favor of moving the President Trump's Supreme Court pick ahead of the presidential election, to vote against Trump nominee Amy Coney Barrett, citing a "looming threat" that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could be overturned.