Republican: Sebelius to testify 'before she's out the door'

Republican: Sebelius to testify 'before she's out the door'

A top figure in ObamaCare's congressional oversight said Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen SebeliusKathleen SebeliusObama's health secretary to be first female president of American University Leaked email: Podesta pushed Tom Steyer for Obama’s Cabinet Romney: Trump victory 'very possible' MORE will testify before Congress "before she's out the door."

The comment from House Energy and Commerce Committee Vice-Chairman Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnLow-income consumer broadband credits mean competitiveness, choice and compassion A guide to the committees: House Latino entrepreneurs need federal protection from pyramid schemes MORE (R-Tenn.) pointed to calls from Republicans for Sebelius to resign over the disastrous rollout of ObamaCare's online enrollment system. 

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Blackburn said that the administration should "absolutely" delay the law given predictions that HealthCare.gov will not be fully functional until Nov. 30.

"The incompetence in building this website is staggering," Blackburn told Fox News Sunday.

The Energy and Commerce panel will host Sebelius on Wednesday for questioning in her first appearance before Congress since HealthCare.gov's debut on Oct. 1.

Blackburn said the committee would focus on how much money is being spent to fix the website, whether consumers' privacy is being protected and when the system will be fixed.

She accused the Obama administration of misleading Congress in previous hearings when officials said the rollout was going smoothly.

"They said, 'Don't worry, we're all on track.' Now, to find out there was no end-to-end testing and that people are being disenfranchised and money wasted … we find that portion of it unacceptable."