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Trump Should Enforce Obamacare’s Individual Mandate

I was initially pleased when President Trump signed an executive order on day one of his administration, ordering executive agencies to soften enforcement of regulations and that no penalties, taxes, or fines be imposed by the IRS on anyone not in compliance with the individual mandate in Obamacare. His reasoning is that by the time April 15 arrives, the IRS would no longer have the authority to impose penalties, taxes, or fines because the individual mandate will no longer exist.

Andrew Napolitano says Trump’s executive order is “a truly revolutionary act, the likes of which I have never seen in the 45 years I have studied and monitored the government’s laws and its administration of them.”

He spelled out the reasoning very well, stating facts about Obamacare that have been known ever since 2010 when the Democrats rammed it through Congress without a single Republican supporting it.

“Trump argued that the government cannot compel commercial activity, even as part of […] → Keep reading