With Website Working, POTUS Launches Major Obamacare Push (VIDEO)
Matt | On 04, Dec 2013
Think you have heard everything there is to know about the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare? Well, think again.
President Obama came out swinging on Tuesday in defense of the ACA.
The Obama Administration has been bolstered by some new figures it released on sign-up on Healthcare.gov. In November, at least 100,000 people signed up for healthcare through the website. On December 2 alone, the site hosted about one million visitors and 950,000 the following day. The story is now that the website is working and wait and error times are down.
The Obama Administration is moving forward with its push to get Americans signed up for insurance by December 23 that will kick in on January 1, 2014. Those who don’t have insurance to kick in by the first of the year will have until March 31 to sign up before they are penalized.
As a result, President Obama is using the power of the bully pulpit to get the word out about the Affordable Care Act. On Tuesday, he gave a speech that basically said there will be no discussion about getting rid of Obamacare.
“We know the ultimate goal, the ultimate aim, is to make sure people have basic security and the foundation for the good health that they need … We are not repealing this law as long as I’m president.” said Obama.
The president drew his line in the sand. He is on the side of the millions of American people who are and will benefit from the law. As someone who has seen first-hand what soaring medical costs can do to a family, I’m on his side!