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Democrats Demand Answers from White House on Obamacare Case (1)

April 9, 2019, 1:01 PMUpdated: April 9, 2019, 2:26 PM

The heads of several House committees are demanding documents from the White House and federal health officials related to the Trump administration’s decision not to defend Obamacare against a legal challenge.

The move Tuesday is a renewal of their inquiry into the administration’s decision last summer not to support the health law in court and was prompted by a March court filing by Justice Department officials calling for Obamacare to be overturned by a federal judge.

The lawmakers are seeking documents that could reveal who within the administration specifically sought to defeat the health law through the courts after Republicans ...