The GOP Candidates React to the Supreme Court’s Obamacare Ruling

“Judicial tyranny.”

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In a 6-3 ruling, the US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Americans buying insurance on the federal health care exchange can receive subsidies through the Affordable Care Act, essentially upholding one of the most critical aspects of the law. The ruling is a major blow to Republicans who have spent years trying to tear down the law, and a political win for Democrats and President Obama. Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton seemed pleased:

The GOP candidates, meanwhile, took to Twitter to blast Obamacare and the Supreme Court’s ruling:

Jeb Bush:

Ted Cruz:

Marco Rubio:

Rick Perry:

Mike Huckabee:

Carly Fiorina:

Scott Walker:

And then there’s Donald Trump, talking about Miss Universe:

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