Donald Trump made it clear on the campaign trail that Obamacare was on the way out the door if he was elected.
He also didn’t make it a secret that he isn’t a big fan of the IRS.
Now, it looks like Trump’s IRS just made a big change that’s going to make a lot of Americans happy.
Oh hey BTW while everyone was playing Get Smart last night with phone records, Admin nuked the Obamacare mandate from tax forms. It's done.
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) February 15, 2017
From Washington Times:
The IRS is no longer requiring that tax returns indicate that a person has health insurance under Obamacare — a move that Reason magazine called a major blow to the law’s individual mandate.
In a statement to Reason, which first reported the change in policy Tuesday night, the IRS said it was responding to an order from President Trump to reduce the Affordable Care Act’s burdens on the American taxpayer.
Sounds like a good step in the right direction to me.
Basically, the government just said that fining people for not having healthcare (which is clearly unconstitutional) isn’t a priority anymore.
We have seen mixed signals about whether a full Obamacare repeal is on the way or if the disastrous law will be improved on but we do know for sure that something has to be done soon.
This move seems to indicate that change is on the way.
Next order of business should be getting that Koskinen guy out of there.