Carney: 'This Is Not a Victory Lap' But ObamaCare Critics Are 'Gnashing Their Teeth'

'Far better, I think, for them, would be to acknowledge that the law is here to stay'

Carney on Obamacare: 'This Is Not a Victory Lap' (CNS News)

Although the final healthcare.gov enrollment numbers are not yet known, the Obama administration is optimistic enough to claim success in implementing the Affordable Care Act.

"We're achieving something today that has our critics gnashing their teeth," White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters on Monday.

"More than 6 million people have signed up," he said. "No one expected us to come back from the brink or to surpass the revised CBO projection that 6 million consumers would sign up in year one, but we have. And I think that merits noting in your reports."

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