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Sebelius: Obamacare Website Problems Blindsided the President

Before it even launched, red flags went up about the Obamacare website. Health insurance companies complained about it, and the site crashed during a test run. But nobody told the President of any of it, the nation’s health chief told CNN.

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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. (Credit: CNN)

Kathleen Sebelius said President Barack Obama didn’t hear that there may be problems with the sign-up portal for his signature health care law until it went live on October 1. That’s when the site nosedived into a technical abyss.

In an exclusive interview with CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta, the Health and Human Services secretary admitted that her department and the White House are displeased with the technically botched website’s rollout.

“No one could be more frustrated than I am and the President,” she said.

Click here to read the full story on CNN.com.

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