The individual mandate was always more controversial than the employer mandate. That is why Obamacare specifically gave HHS the power to suspend it.
In his press conference today, the White House press secretary Jay Carney said he would sign up for insurance under Obamacare- but only if he found himself without coverage.
The Congressional Budget Office updated its projections for the costs of Obamacare in the wake of the Obama Administration's announcement that they would seek to delay both the employer mandate and verification requirements for the state-based insurance exchanges. A mere one-year delay in these Obamacare policies is expected to cost $12 billion.
“Equal justice under the law is a basic, founding principle of our country,” Griffin said, “so whenever Washington helps businesses and ignores families and workers, Americans have a duty to speak up.”