By Elise Viebeck and Justin Sink - 04/01/14 03:22 PM EDT
More than 7 million people enrolled in ObamaCare by the March 31 deadline, topping the White House's initial goal, the administration said Monday.
Press secretary Jay Carney opened his daily briefing on Tuesday by saying the enrollment figure was 7,041,000.
President Obama is expected to speak about the figures at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, his first public comments since the close of the first enrollment period. He was informed that the administration had reached more than 7 million enrollees during a morning briefing with staff members who had worked triage on the ObamaCare website.
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