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Obama: ‘I Absolutely Reject [the] Notion’ That It’s a Tax

10:46 AM, Jun 28, 2012 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
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The Supreme Court has ruled that Obamacare’s individual mandate exceeds Congress’s power under the commerce clause, but (in a 5-4 vote) it has upheld the individual mandate as a tax.  Here is President Obama on national TV, ensuring the American people that the mandate — Obamacare’s cornerstone provision — is not a tax:

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