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The Lawyer Telling The Supreme Court To Gut Obamacare Explained Why He Should Lose In 2012

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 04: Attorney, Michael Carvin speaks to the media about the case he argued on behalf of the plaintiffs
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 04: Attorney, Michael Carvin speaks to the media about the case he argued on behalf of the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell outside the Supreme Court of the United States as the court heard arguments that pertain to a portion of the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday March 04, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Matt McClain/ The Washington Post via Getty Images)

On Wednesday, a lawsuit seeking to defund much of the Affordable Care Act appeared to hit a roadblock when Justice Anthony Kennedy expressed concerns that the plaintiffs’ reading of the law is unconstitutional. Though Michael Carvin, the lead lawyer challenging the law, attempted to extract himself from this roadblock, he quickly ran into an entirely different obstacle — his own past writings.

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