Alexander: Sebelius must resign

Sen. Lamar AlexanderAndrew (Lamar) Lamar AlexanderTrump to make ObamaCare payments to insurers for August CBO: ObamaCare premiums could rise 20 percent if Trump ends payments CBO to release report Tuesday on ending ObamaCare insurer payments MORE (R-Tenn.) demanded Tuesday that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen SebeliusKathleen SebeliusOPINION | 5 big ideas to halt America's opioid epidemic Aligning clinical and community resources improves health Sebelius on GOP healthcare plan: 'I'm not sure what the goal is here' MORE resign over failures of the healthcare exchange website.

“It is time for the president to ask the Secretary of Health and Human Services to resign,” Alexander said. “At some point, there has to be accountability.”

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Alexander said he was going to ask unanimous consent later Tuesday to pass his six-page bill that would require the administration to provide weekly reports to Congress about enrollment under ObamaCare.

His remarks came after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) cited polls that say only 12 percent of the public believes the HealthCare.gov rollout went well. He said a similar number of Americans also “believe in Bigfoot.”

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