White House Veto Threat Makes A Pretty Good Case Against Obamacare’s Employer Mandate

January 7, 2015 5:28 PM

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As expected, the White House issued a formal veto threat Wednesday against the first change the Republican Congress hopes to make to Obamacare — but oddly enough, used conservatives’ arguments against the law’s employer mandate at large.

White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Tuesday that President Obama intends to veto the bill. House Republicans are expected to vote on a bill Thursday that will change the health-care law’s definition of “full-time” employment to 40 hours per week from 30 hours, greatly affecting the number ...

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