White House Rips ACA Legislation But Avoids Veto Threats

Law360, New York (January 9, 2014, 6:55 PM EST) -- The White House on Thursday came out strongly against Republican-backed bills that would require weekly reports about consumer use of the Affordable Care Act’s federal marketplace and near-immediate disclosure if anyone’s personal information is improperly viewed, calling them unjustified administrative burdens.

While stopping short of veto threats, the Obama administration voiced deep displeasure with GOP proposals that would add to an already heavy workload related to HealthCare.gov, the much-improved website through which millions of Americans are expected to obtain health insurance by April.

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