More than six million Americans are breathing a sigh of relief today knowing they’ll be able to keep their affordable health insurance, but the scene at Koch headquarters is undoubtedly whipping into a frenzy. They’re gearing up for the next fight to prevent Medicaid expansion in the states and getting ready to bark orders at GOP politicians like Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush eager to follow their lead.
For people who prioritize return on investment, today’s ruling dealt a huge blow to the Kochs, who spent millions to bring King v. Burwell to the Supreme Court and to stop Medicaid expansion. Now more than ever, they will work with conservative state governments and GOP candidates to push their extreme agenda.
With this latest defeat, the Kochs and their Republican allies are setting their sights on next year’s court decisions and, of course, the White House.Read more after the jump.