Obama: I wanted to fix website myself

President Obama said Wednesday wanted to go in himself to fix the ObamaCare website, but was only foiled by his lack of technical knowledge.

"I promise you, nobody's been more frustrated," Obama said at an economic speech in New Orleans. "I wanted to go in and fix it myself, but I don't write code."

The president, who has seen his approval numbers battered by the rocky rollout of the Affordable Care Act, nevertheless maintained that the program's fortunes would soon turn.

"We're going to fix the website, because the insurance plans are there, they are good, and millions of Americans are already finding that they'll gain better coverage for less cost and it's the right thing to do," Obama said.

He predicted that once the plan was "working really well" his opponents would stop referring to the bill as "ObamaCare."

"They're going to call it something else," he quipped.

The president also chastised Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R), who was in attendance at the event, for his decision not to expand Medicaid to poor residents in his state.

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