Five Times The Obama Adminstration Said The Individual Mandate Was Not A Tax

The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that ObamaCare was constitutional, and that its central component, the individual mandate, is legal — because it is a tax. Here are five times the Obama Administration said the policy was not a tax.

1. President Obama

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2. White House Budget Director Jeffrey Zients

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3. Robert Gibbs in August 2010

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4. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

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5. Robert Gibbs in December 2010

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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