Senate President Harry Reid lauded the ruling:
— Senator Harry Reid (@SenatorReid) June 28, 2012
Former Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele pointed out what will be a key talking point for Republicans—Obama said the act wasn’t a tax, but the ruling suggests otherwise:
HUGE political win for Obama as SCOTUS upholds healthcare law. Ironic, Obama argued #Obamacare wasn’t a tax, Court rules it is.
— Michael Steele (@Steele_Michael) June 28, 2012
Obama lied to the American people. Again. He said it wasn’t a tax. Obama lies; freedom dies.