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Mike Signer Statement on the Supreme Court’s ACA Ruling

By Mike Signer | June 28, 2012 | One Comment

“Over a year ago, I argued here at NDP that Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act (ACA) should fail because it lacked standing through subject matter jurisdiction.  Last fall, the Fourth Circuit struck down Cuccinelli’s lawsuit on exactly these grounds.  Today’s Supreme Court decision upholding the ACA further rejects Cuccinelli’s approach.

“Cuccinelli has always seemed more interested in serving special interests and the radical right than Virginia’s hard-working families.  This was poor, ideological lawyering that did not befit Virginia’s fine legal traditions.  While Cuccinelli has refused to reveal exactly how much money he wasted suing over the ACA, we know one thing for certain: his costly, heavy-handed, and ineffective lawyering belongs in the dustbin of history. ”

 

 

 

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One Response to Mike Signer Statement on the Supreme Court’s ACA Ruling

  1. Jerry R Long says:

    Thanks Mike..you are sooooo on the mark….great day for thinking Americans

    JERRY

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