Obama: No One Said Apple Should Shut Down

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Oct. 1 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama comments on the internet traffic for information on healthcare coverage on the first day of availability for the Affordable Care Act in a statement from the White House Rose Garden.

Healthcare.gov before 7:00 in the morning.

To put that in context, there were five times more users in the marketplace this morning than have ever been on medi care.gov at one time.

That gives you a sense of how important this is to millions of americans around the country.

And that is a good thing.

We are going to be speeding things up in the next few hours to handle all this demand that exceeds anything we had expected . consider that just a couple of weeks ago, apple rolled out a new mobile operating system.

Within days they found a glitch, so they fixed it.

I do not remember anybody suggesting apple should stop selling iphones or ipads or threatening to shut down the company if they did not.

That is not how we do things in america.

We do not actively root for failure.

We get to work and make things happen and make things better and keep going.

So in that context, i will work with anybody who has got a serious idea to make the affordable care act better.

As long as i am president, i will not give into reckless demand why some in the republican party to deny affordable health insurance to millions of hard-working americans.

I want republicans in congress to know, these are the americans you would hurt it you were allowed to dismantle this law.

Americans like amanda, nancy, and others who now have the

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