Corporate targets of investigations could catalyze endless legal proceedings in which prosecutors would be required to defend themselves.
Republican leaders plan to repeal the bulk of the Affordable Care Act without enacting a replacement plan to prevent millions from becoming uninsured.
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Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a member of the CBO’s Panel of Economic Advisers. He is a co-founder of The Baseline Scenario.