Two years ago, the Obama administration called the near-total, initial meltdown of the Obamacare federal exchange a technical “glitch.” The term was widely ridiculed at the time, especially since it took weeks to fix the exchange’s website, healthcare.gov.
At Saturday night’s Democratic debate, front-runner Hillary Clinton called soaring health care costs and deductibles “glitches” resulting from the Affordable Care Act.
Her comments prompted quick reaction on Twitter, and RNC Chairman Reince Priebus said, “Clinton’s claim that premium hikes from Obamacare are just ‘glitches,’ was an insult to working families struggling to pay their health care bills.”
Clinton was responding to a question from debate moderator Martha Raddatz about how she would fix Obamacare considering the 27% increase in health insurance costs over the past five years and a 67% jump in deductibles.
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