Oregon joins other states in Trump health care lawsuit - KPTV - FOX 12

Oregon joins other states in Trump health care lawsuit

Posted: Updated:
President Donald Trump (file image) President Donald Trump (file image)

Oregon's attorney general says Oregon is joining California's lawsuit along with more than a dozen other states against President Donald Trump's halting of payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law.

The attorney general, Ellen Rosenblum, said Friday the White House has made a rash, ill-conceived decision that will have a devastating impact on many vulnerable Oregonians.

She said in a statement that the subsidies are a vital funding source that keep insurance premiums manageable.

The White House says the government cannot legally continue to pay the so-called cost-sharing subsidies because they lack a formal authorization by Congress

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly
FOX 12
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2018, KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation, Portland, OR . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.