It’s Not on Me, It’s on Them: Reeling Obama Shifts Blame for ObamaCare Mess on Republicans

BHOOn Tuesday, President Barack Obama blamed Republicans for the Obamacare mess that made him concede he would have to “rebrand” and “remarket” Obamacare, ignoring that the law was passed with legislative gimmicks and no Republican support in the House.

At the Wall Street Journal CEO Summit, Obama said he should have better anticipated that the GOP’s opposition to the individual mandate and “would create a rockier rollout than if Democrats and Republicans were both invested in success.”

“One of the problems that we’ve had is that one side of Capitol Hill is invested in failure and that makes the kind of iterative process of fixing glitches as they come up and fine-tuning the law more challenging,” Obama said.

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