Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs says that it’s “unbelievable” that The White House did not know of technical problems with the health care websites prior to launch.
During President Obama’s Rose Garden press conference addressing the malfunctioning healthcare.gov site, a woman who was there to serve as an example of the site’s benefits nearly fainted.
Hailing it as an “historic day,” President Barack Obama pressed forward his flagship health care program Tuesday, inaugurating new insurance exchanges to expand access for those without coverage despite the shutdown taking hold across much of the government.
President Barack Obama dismissed the idea of a special prosecutor to investigate the Internal Revenue Service Thursday, saying probes by Congress and the Justice Department should be able to figure out who was responsible for improperly targeting tea party groups when they applied for tax-exempt status.
President Barack Obama honored the nation’s top police officers on Saturday, paying tribute to their sacrifices and “quiet courage” in the line of duty.