McConnell: Democrats' Help Needed to Repeal 'Not Fixable' Obamacare

Image: McConnell: Democrats' Help Needed to Repeal 'Not Fixable' Obamacare

Monday, 21 Oct 2013 07:57 PM

By Greg Richter

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
The designers of the Obamacare website should not be in charge of the nation's healthcare, says Sen. Mitch McConnell, declaring the program "not fixable."

"The government is going to botch this. They've had four years to get ready. It's clear to me that this isn't going to work. It's not fixable," McConnell said Monday on Fox News Channel's "Special Report."

"I don't think any amount of apologizing on the part of the president is going to fix the core problem here, which is that it cannot and will not work," said McConnell, R-Ky.

President Barack Obama admitted in a Rose Garden speech Monday morning that there is "no sugarcoating" the issue: "Nobody is more frustrated than I am."

Asked by host Bret Baier whether Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius should resign, McConnell responded that he doesn't think anyone is capable of administering the program.

He noted that Republicans don't control the Senate or the White House, so the only hope of repealing the Affordable Care Act is for some Democrats who supported it to have "second thoughts."

While Democratic members of Congress have not rushed to change positions, traditionally liberal comedy outlets are joining the criticism.

"Daily Show" host Jon Stewart grilled Sebelius  in an Oct. 8 appearance and later declared, "Maybe she's just lying to me."


The news satire site "The Onion" jokingly reported Monday that the website is being replaced with a 35-part floppy disc installation bundle for antiquated 386 Pentium processor computers.







© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Obamacare Falls Short in Enrollees Age 18-35 With a Low 28%

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 10:32 AM

The Obama administration has announced that the number of people age 18-35 enrolled in Obamacare is 28 percent — a figur . . .

Book: Obama Told Advisers to Find 'Way Out' of Defending DOMA

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 10:16 AM

President Barack Obama ordered his top advisers to find "a way out" of defending the Defense of Marriage Act, a new book . . .

GM Says Recalled Cars Safe, but Has Not Tested for Knee-Bump Danger

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 09:43 AM

General Motors says that cars being recalled because of faulty ignition switches can be driven safely before repairs, ba . . .

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved