Obamacare Architect: SCOTUS Doesn’t Understand Constitution Ahead of Ruling
Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber emerged to defend his healthcare bill ahead of a Supreme Court ruling after it had been ruled “unconstitutional” by a Texas federal judge last week.
In a CNN appearance Monday, Gruber, who infamously said in 2013 that Obamacare’s passage depended on the “stupidity of the American voter,” claimed the US Supreme Court didn’t understand the Constitution as well as “Senate constitutional experts.”
“The Supreme Court clearly does not represent the constitutional expertise of the broad Senate constitutional experts, who for example in 2012 by about an 80 percent to 90 percent margin said the mandate was constitutional. Yet the Supreme Court found it wasn’t,” he said.
Fortunately, he said, the SCOTUS takes the American people’s opinion into account, and over 50% view the Affordable Care Act favorably.
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