Barack Obama is copping a great deal of flak at the moment because of the implementation of Obamacare.
One of the main bug bears is that Obama promised that people could keep their existing health insurance plans. Obama has claimed he never made that promise.
Now he has made a half-arsed apology.
President Barack Obama says he’s sorry Americans are losing health insurance plans he repeatedly said they could keep under his signature health care law. But the president on Thursday stopped short of apologizing for making those promises in the first place.
“I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me,” he said in an interview with NBC News.
Signaling possible tweaks to the law, Obama said his administration was working to close “some of the holes and gaps” that were causing millions of Americans to get cancellation letters.
“We’ve got to work hard to make sure that they know we hear them, and we are going to do everything we can to deal with folks who find themselves in a tough position as a consequence of this,” he said. Read more »