By Jennifer Epstein
“I don’t have an update for you on that. I know that he will and has said that he will,” Carney told reporters.
Asked when the registration will happen and whether the White House will make it open to the press, Carney responded: ”I’ll get back to you.”
Soon after the ACA passed, the White House had told USA Today that Obama would sign up for insurance through an exchange, and when POLITICO followed up earlier this year, a reporter was directed back to those comments.
Carney’s comments Monday were the first recent confirmation of the president’s plans. He has the option of choosing to work through the District of Columbia or his home state of Illinois.
- Obama to sign up via exchange (oddonion.com)
- Are You Really Covered: Jay Carney Isn’t Sure (dailybrowse.wordpress.com)
- Obama to use federal health insurance exchange to find a new plan (sacbee.com)
- Obama to use marketplace for a new plan (reporternews.com)
- But will he do it online? (news.yahoo.com)
- White House: 20 Percent Of Americans Won’t Make It Through Health Care Website (huffingtonpost.com)
- Carney: Obama can’t ‘go back in time’ (thehill.com)