US House Republicans sue over 'Obamacare'

US President Barack Obama speaks about the healthcare reform laws, known as Obamacare, at an Organizing for Action event in Washington, DC, November 4, 2013US House Republicans filed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama’s administration Friday over his signature health care law and unilateral actions they say amount to an abuse of executive authority. The suit, which Republicans have threatened for months, was filed in US District Court in Washington against the secretaries of the Treasury and the Health and Human Services Department and focuses on the administration’s “unconstitutional and unlawful” rewriting of segments of the law commonly referred to as Obamacare.

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