Reid says ObamaCare is ‘working’

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidAmendments fuel resentments within Senate GOP Donald Trump is delivering on his promises and voters are noticing Danny Tarkanian wins Nevada GOP congressional primary MORE (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 McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellWarren on family separation policy: Trump is ‘taking America to a dark and ugly place’ Senate GOP tries to defuse Trump border crisis Schumer rejects GOP proposal to address border crisis MORE (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.

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