Five House Democrats are asking the Obama administration to seek a refund from the companies who built the Affordable Care Act (ACA) website, which has so far failed to work for most people trying to sign up for health insurance.

"It is no secret that the website has not performed in a satisfactory manner," wrote Reps. Ron BarberRonald (Ron) Sylvester BarberPrinciples and actions mean more than Jeff Flakeā€™s words Giffords to lawmakers avoiding town halls: 'Have some courage' Ten House seats Dems hope Trump will tilt MORE (D-Ariz.), William Enyart (D-Ill.), Pete GallegoPete Pena GallegoIraq War vet wins Texas Dem runoff Texas Democrats smell blood in the water for 2018 ObamaCare repeal vote: 15 GOP lawmakers to watch MORE (D-Texas) Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Filemon Vela (D-Texas).

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"As a result, we ask that you review the contracts and determine whether CGI Federal and/or any other company involved in the construction of the website has violated the terms of its agreement or is in constructive breach of the contract."

The Democrats made this request to Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderHouse easily passes prison reform bill backed by Trump On Trump and DOJ, both liberals and conservatives are missing the point Holder: DOJ, FBI should reject Trump's requests MORE in a letter released today, but sent late last week. The letter says the administration must "seek to hold contractors accountable for their unsatisfactory work."

The letter was sent just days before the House is scheduled to hold two hearings on the failed ObamaCare rollout. On Tuesday, House Ways & Means will meet with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner, and on Wednesday, House Energy & Commerce will hear from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen SebeliusKathleen SebeliusMr. President, let markets help save Medicare IRS Tax Day glitch exposes antiquated tech infrastructure Trump administration's reforms could make welfare work again MORE.

Several Republicans have called on Sebelius to resign for failing to oversee the creation of the website, which people are supposed to be able to use to sign up and register for health insurance if they don't have it.