Subscribe to the Blunt Force Truth podcast

White House Issues Scathing Late Night Statement After Oregon Judge Halts Trump’s Insurance Mandate for Immigrants

The White House sent out a late night statement blasting an Oregon judge for halting President Donald Trump’s insurance mandate for immigrants.

U.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon, who was appointed by former President Barack Obama, issued an order on Tuesday to prevent the State Department from enforcing Trump’s plan to deny immigrants visas unless they buy health insurance within 30 days of arrival or providing proof they can afford their own healthcare.

In response, the White House sent out a statement after midnight declaring that “yesterday, a single district court in Oregon has decided immigration policy for the Nation.”

The statement went on to say that Congress plainly provided the President with broad authority to […]

Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit

Want more BFT? Leave us a voicemail on our page or follow us on Twitter @BFT_Podcast and Facebook @BluntForceTruthPodcast. We want to hear from you! There’s no better place to get the #BluntForceTruth.