By Ramsey Cox - 11/07/13 11:24 AM EST
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday that ObamaCare is working and Republican criticisms are “jokes.”
“This legislation is working and it will be working better once we get the website up,” Reid said on the Senate floor. “People are benefiting. … ObamaCare is wonderful for America — get over it.”
Reid admitted that HealthCare.gov isn’t working properly; the administration has said the website will be up and running by the end of the month. But the website failures have caused some Democrats to file legislation tweaking the law.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) prompted Reid’s remarks. He said 50 times more Kentuckians have lost the insurance they had and liked than have signed up for insurance on the ObamaCare health exchange.