Administration admits Healthcare.gov will ‘not work perfectly’ Dec. 1

Administration admits Healthcare.gov will ‘not work perfectly’ Dec. 1

[Ed. note: Zounds! Who could have seen this coming?]

The Obama administration acknowledged Monday that the problem-ridden healthcare.gov website would “not work perfectly,” even after its self-imposed Dec. 1 deadline for fixing the online marketplaces.

“The system will not work perfectly on December 1 but will operate much better than it did in October,” Julie Bataille, a spokeswoman for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, told reporters in a conference call Monday.

Just days from the end-of-month deadline, the administration is scrambling to mitigate technical failures that have embarrassed the White House and been a major drag on President Obama’s signature domestic achievement — and his approval ratings.

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Obama spokesman Josh Earnest earlier Monday insisted that the federal website would work smoothly for the “vast majority” of consumers by the end of the month.

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