Nov. 21 (Bloomberg) — U.S. House Republicans made good on a vote to sue the Obama administration over implementation of the 2010 health-care law with a lawsuit naming the Department of Health and Human Services and the Treasury as defendants in what they claim to be a case of constitutional overreach.

Republicans in July voted to sue over the Affordable Care Act, and today claimed in a complaint filed in Washington federal court that the president exceeded his powers when he delayed one of the measure's central requirements without a vote of Congress.

"Time after time, the president has chosen to ignore the will of the American people and rewrite federal law on his own," Republican House Speaker John Boehner said in a statement. "If this president can get away with making his own laws, future presidents will have the ability to as well."

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