Constitutionality of Health Care Reform Bill

South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster talked with reporters about the review of state attorneys general into the constitutionality… read more

South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster talked with reporters about the review of state attorneys general into the constitutionality of health care legislation being considered by Congress. Mr. McMaster and 13 state attorneys general recently expressed constitutional concerns over an agreement reached by Senate negotiators to include a provision in the Senate bill, known as the “Cornhusker Kickback,” that would have the federal government cover the costs of Medicaid expansion in Nebraska. The attorney generals have requested its removal in order to prevent litigation by the states.  close

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Constitutionality of Health Care Reform Bill

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Program ID:
291299-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 13, 2010
Last Aired:
Jan 15, 2010

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  • Jan 13, 2010 | 5:47pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 13, 2010 | 8:24pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 14, 2010 | 12:10am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 14, 2010 | 6:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 15, 2010 | 11:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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