They Said It!
Democrat Senator Questions Whether The Obama Administration Can Unilaterally Delay ObamaCare’s Employer Mandate
Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) Questioned How The Obama Administration Could Unilaterally Delay The Employer Mandate, Saying “This Was The Law. How Can They Change The Law?” “Some Democrats were also dismayed by the White House’s actions. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and an author of the health law, questioned whether Mr. Obama had the authority to unilaterally delay the employer mandate. ‘This was the law. How can they change the law?’ he asked.” (Jonathan Weisman and Robert Pear, “House G.O.P. Pushes Delay On Individual Mandate In Health Law,” The New York Times, 7/9/13)