Emanuel: “Heads are rolling” over botched Obamacare rollout
October 30th, 2013
06:52 PM ET
12 months ago

Emanuel: “Heads are rolling” over botched Obamacare rollout

(CNN) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who served as President Barack Obama’s chief of staff, said he expects that people will be held accountable for the botched rollout of the healthcare website.

“I have all the confidence and all the assurance that heads are rolling, and they’re spinning right now to fix the problem,” Emanuel said in an interview with Jake Tapper on The Lead.

“That's what the president wants everybody’s energy on: fix the problem. We'll deal with culpability later, because the most important thing you've got to do is get the problem fixed,” said Emanuel.

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soundoff (7 Responses)
  1. Woman In California

    That's the thing Emanuel, T-Publicans don't want to fix anything (mostly because they can't) and also because the president would get the credit – so they'll just continue destroying us all until eventually they destroy themselves.

    October 30, 2013 07:01 pm at 7:01 pm |
  2. jbird68

    the website is not he law! They can always dial 1-800-318-2596 to sign up! Lets not mix things up in the readers' heads please.

    October 30, 2013 08:04 pm at 8:04 pm |
  3. Evergreen

    It's a website, not a nuclear reactor. No one's going to die because of computer glitches. The only good thing about all the hysterics is that is making more people curious about ACA.

    October 30, 2013 08:32 pm at 8:32 pm |
  4. g

    hope there is a lot of money returned buy all companies involved

    October 30, 2013 09:02 pm at 9:02 pm |
  5. buongiorno

    i don't see why their heads are rolling maybe they should seek medical attention if your referring to the start of the implemetation of ACA then sit back and be patient ROME WASN'T BUILT IN A DAY!

    October 30, 2013 09:07 pm at 9:07 pm |
  6. Cephus

    Sir Emanuel "God With Us" where have you been? please hold the cane and show them the way.

    October 30, 2013 09:14 pm at 9:14 pm |
  7. Thomas

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who served as President Barack Obama’s chief of staff.

    You know he is glad to be the Mayor of Chicago and no longer chief of staff .

    He is right

    October 31, 2013 12:15 am at 12:15 am |