News Wrap: Appeals court strikes down ACA individual mandate Dec. 18, 2019

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In our news wrap Wednesday, a federal appeals court struck down part of the Affordable Care Act but stopped short of throwing out the entire law. The three-judge panel agreed with a lower court that the individual mandate to buy health insurance is unconstitutional. Also, a New York judge dropped state charges of mortgage fraud against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.



In our news wrap Wednesday, a federal appeals court struck down part of the Affordable Care Act but stopped short of throwing out the entire law. The three-judge panel agreed with a lower court that the individual mandate to buy health insurance is unconstitutional. Also, a New York judge dropped state charges of mortgage fraud against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.