Obama: Supreme Court won’t overturn health care law

Jennifer Epstein

President Barack Obama voiced confidence Monday that the Supreme Court will uphold his health care law in his first public remarks on the issue since the three days of oral arguments last week.

In a rare instance of a president weighing in on a high court case in which the ruling has not yet been released, Obama suggested that the high court would be guilty of “judicial activism” if it overturned the law. He also argued that the justices should uphold the individual mandate, saying it’s a key — and constitutional — piece of the law.

“We are confident that this will be upheld because it should be upheld,” Obama said at a joint news conference at the White House with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Mexican President Felipe Calderon…

The article continues at Politico.com

H/T GatewayPunditwhere Jim has posted the video of Obama’s remarks and has this:

In related news… The Postal Service wants out of government healthcare – Seeks better care for lower cost in private market.

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