Blumenthal Statement on King v. Burwell Supreme Court Ruling

(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling in King v. Burwell to uphold the Affordable Care Act and preserve health care coverage for millions of Americans:

"The Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold this historic, life-changing law is a tremendous victory not only for the Administration and the law, but for all Americans who are now guaranteed their basic right to quality health care. The Court put the rule of law above politics and affirmed what we already know – that a commonsense reading of this measure avoids catastrophic consequences, and provides Americans life-saving medical treatment to transform lives for the better. This law has helped millions of Americans and will continue to do so for generations to come."