Paul having personal ObamaCare problems

Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulDems blast Trump plans for deep spending cuts Trump team prepares dramatic cuts Paul, Lee call on Trump to work with Congress on foreign policy MORE (R-Ky.) said Sunday that his family is having its own troubles signing up for coverage under President Obama's signature healthcare law.

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Paul said on ABC’s “This Week” that he didn’t know if he was enrolled in Washington, D.C., or Kentucky, and that his son had been signed up for Medicaid in Kentucky.

Democrats have cited Kentucky’s exchange for being well-run, but Paul said it won’t let him pay for insurance.

“It’s a mess. I keep getting an error code every time I go in. It will not let me edit my policy,” Paul said. “This is an unfolding disaster that I don’t think gets better any time soon.”

But Sen. Chuck SchumerCharles SchumerDemocrats and the boycott of Trump's inauguration The Hill's 12:30 Report Why Democrats fear a successful inaugural address from Trump MORE (D-N.Y.) said on the same show that he didn’t think ObamaCare would be the potent political issue Republicans think this year.

“I think the assets over 2014 are going to increase. The liabilities are going to decrease,” Schumer said. “But all of it will be dwarfed by the issue: Who’s going to get middle-class incomes rising again?”