Representative Nancy Pelosicalled the ruling “absurd,” adding that Democrats in the House will“swiftly intervene in the appeals process” once they take controlin January.

Obamacare was struck down by a Texas federal judge in a ruling that castsuncertainty on insurance coverage for millions of U.S.residents, drawing sharp condemnation from some medicalprofessionals and a vow for action by top Democrats.

President Donald Trump termed the ruling “a big big victory by ahighly respected judge” and an alternative path to the long-timeRepublican goal of repeal-and-replace.

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