CNN's GUT CHECK | for October 31, 2013 | 5 p.m.
- n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle
SUBPOENAED: The Republican-led House Oversight and Government Reform Committee subpoenaed Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Thursday as part of its effort to obtain documents and other information about the embattled HealthCare.gov website. - Lisa Desjardins.
CAN'T GET IT RIGHT: OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN DARRELL ISSA IN AN INTERVIEW WITH WOLF BLITZER REGARDING HEALTHCARE.GOV: “They’re claiming that November 30th they'll be ready. We want to make sure they will. We want to make sure this doesn't happen again. You know, the process here of delivering expensive I.T. – $600 million – shows that government doesn't really get it right. Even when they employ good contractors, they seem to find a way not to use best practices.”