Obama: No ‘Sugarcoating’ Problems With Health Website

An unscripted moment Monday summed up President Barack Obama’s effort to downplay problems with the government website plagued by problems in signing people up for health insurance under his signature health care reforms.

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President Barack Obama addressed concerns about the Affordable Care Act on Monday. (credit CNN.com.)

As Obama argued that the law was good and the website’s problems would be fixed, one of the people chosen to stand behind him in the White House Rose Garden started to teeter.

Others supported the woman who appeared on the verge of passing out, and Obama quickly turned to help.

“I got you. You’re OK,” he said, reaching out to her. He then joked, “This happens when I talk too long.”

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