McConnell: Health exchange launch was worse than a trip to the DMV

“If it wasn’t clear earlier this week why Republicans were asking to delay ObamaCare, it should be clear this morning,” McConnell said on the Senate floor. “The roll out of this law made a trip to the DMV look like a day in the park.”

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The website was overwhelmed and experienced several “glitches.”

“ 'Glitches' was the theme of the day,” McConnell said. “It didn’t work.”

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) defended the website malfunctions, saying Google experienced the same thing the day it launched.

The government has been shut down since midnight Tuesday because lawmakers can’t agree on a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government. House Republicans have tried to attach riders to defund and delay ObamaCare, but Senate Democrats have said they would only accept a “clean” CR.