White House pushes back on Obamacare reports
November 23rd, 2013
07:19 PM ET
1 year ago

White House pushes back on Obamacare reports

Washington (CNN) - The White House had to defend its rollout of the President's signature health care legislation Saturday after two scathing reports that allege missteps, miscommunication and lack of leadership sank the launch of Obamacare's online exchanges.

The New York Times and the Washington Post each reported on a meeting between contractor CGI Federal and government employees at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in late August.
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Weekly addresses: GOP sticks to health care, Obama pivots to the economy
November 23rd, 2013
06:00 AM ET
1 year ago

Weekly addresses: GOP sticks to health care, Obama pivots to the economy

(CNN) – While Republicans continued on the anti-Obamacare offensive, President Barack Obama largely pivoted away from the troubled rollout of Healthcare.gov, instead focusing his address on the economy.

Texas Republican Rep. Michael Burgess, a physician and vice chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, called the Affordable Care Act a "train wreck for doctors, a train wreck for patients, and most importantly, it's a train wreck for the American people."
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