Hoyer: ‘I don’t think Obamacare has failed’

Hoyer: ‘I don’t think Obamacare has failed’

[Ed. note: Says more about Hoyer than it does about Obamacare]

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), the number two Democrat in the House of Representatives, says he and other Democrats who supported Obamacare are “all very disappointed” in the rollout process, but he indicated that repealing the law is not an option:

“I don’t think Obamacare has failed,” Hoyer told CBS’s “Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer.”

“Access to Obamacare has been a failure at this point in time, and it needs to be fixed. So from that standpoint, the substance of Obamacare is yet to be tested. And to the extent it has been tested, it’s been a success for millions of people.” He was referring to young people who can stay on their parents’ policies until age 26 and people with pre-existing conditions who can no longer be denied coverage.

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