Congress could get Mueller report in April, Graham says

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According to the Hill, the DOJ had previously taken the view "that the law's pre-existing condition protections should be struck down".

Comey said he wasn't hoping for "a particular result" - despite the president's penchant for calling him "Lyin' James Comey" on Twitter - but did have a problem with Mueller not taking a position on obstruction and allowing Barr, a Trump appointee, to decide on filing an indictment.

The poll, conducted by SSRS, found that 56 percent of Americans believe that Trump and his campaign "have not been exonerated, but collusion could not be proven", while 43 percent say Trump and his campaign "have been exonerated of any collusion with Russian Federation". "The President has said repeatedly he would not sign any law unless it would protect pre-existing conditions".

"Then they go to court to strip it and strip the whole bill", she continued. In the White House driveway on Monday, counselor Kellyanne Conway smiled with Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders after returning from an appearance on Fox News.

A Justice Department official declined to comment.

The Supreme Court has twice upheld President Barack Obama's health care law, known as "Obamacare".

The summary of the report says Mueller could not decide whether Trump obstructed justice and left that up to the Justice Department.

Meanwhile, millions of people continue to benefit from the ACA's taxpayer-subsidized private insurance plans, but enrolment is slowly declining and experts fear stagnation. The elimination of Obamacare would send health insurance premiums soaring and revoke coverage for tens of millions of people, he said. The insurers decried the Trump administration's decision to join those seeking a legal end to the health care law.

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Mulvaney and Joe Grogan, the head of the White House's Domestic Policy Council, pushed back on Cipollone's concerns, believing the ruling would force Congress' hand to pass legislation repealing and replacing Obamacare, two sources said. John McCain of Arizona that saved the law.

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) tweeted along similar lines today: "Whether it relates to Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, or Jussie Smollett, it's inappropriate for a prosecutor to declare someone not exonerated".

After November's midterm elections, the Democratic-led House of Representatives also joined in.

NJPP's 2017 study, conducted when Trump and congressional Republicans first tried to repeal the health care law, found 839,000 New Jerseyans at risk of losing health coverage, costing the state $4 billion in federal funds.

"This lawsuit. threatens the healthcare of tens of millions of Americans across the country, from California to Kentucky and all the way to ME", said California attorney general Xavier Becerra, who has led the fight to preserve the law.

With the fines gone, the coverage requirement can no longer be considered constitutional, he reasoned, and the entire health law is defective because it can't be separated from the coverage requirement.

"The Department of Justice has determined that the district court's comprehensive opinion came to the correct conclusion and will support it on appeal", Kerri Kupec, spokesperson for the Justice Department, said in a statement.

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