Reid says ObamaCare is ‘working’

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidGOP pushes to change Senate rules for Trump Trump presses GOP to change Senate rules Only thing Defense’s UFO probe proves is power of political favors 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 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 McConnellSenate approves .3 trillion spending bill, sending to Trump GOP senator threatened to hold up bill over provision to honor late political rival: report Paul: Shutting down government not my goal 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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