Rogers on HealthCare.gov: 'Shut it down'

HealthCare.gov should be shut down because it's still putting consumers' personal information at risk, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Thursday.

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“What I would do is shut it down, get it functioning, and then bring in these independent security folks so that you’re not putting at risk millions of millions of Americans’ private and personal information,” Rep. Mike RogersMichael (Mike) Dennis RogersSenate panel breaks with House, says Russia sought to help Trump win in 2016 Hillicon Valley: Trump stuns lawmakers with push to help Chinese company | Facebook suspends 200 apps over data practices | Dems want answers on Cohen payments | Senate net neutrality vote coming Wednesday Senate panel invites Comey, former officials to briefing in Russia probe MORE (R-Mich.) said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”

In his position as committee chairman, Rogers has been monitoring the security challenges posed by ObamaCare’s federal portal since it launched. In late October, he warned that the site’s developers never had an “overarching solid cybersecurity plan.”

The congressman also serves as a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has held numerous hearings about the website’s messy implementation. 

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