Both Roberts and Kavanaugh clearly appear willing to "sever" the individual mandate from the rest of Obamacare, and not strike down the whole law.
Chief Justice Roberts
The current case is the third time Obamacare has faced a major legal challenge at the Supreme Court.
What kinds of decisions can we expect from this conservative majority? Short answer: Ask Brett Kavanaugh.
The vice president said it is a reminder of the importance of the upcoming election in determining the future makeup of the Court.
Conservative Justices Declined to Take Up Second Amendment Case after Roberts Signaled He Would Side with Liberals: Report
The four most reliably conservative justices were not confident that they would get a fifth vote from Roberts.
He has generally sought to avoid broad, sweeping decisions with disruptive effects, and we have seen this same tendency throughout the current term.
Roberts’ fall at the Chevy Chase Club on June 21 left him with a head injury that required sutures.
By making the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau accountable to the president, the Supreme Court has done right — but it could’ve done even better.