Dem. Strategist: I Still Can’t Get Insurance through, or Over the Phone

by Andrew Johnson

Democrat Jimmy Williams, a strong supporter of Obamacare, is reaching his wit’s end over the health-care law’s botched rollout. After nearly two months of trying on both the website and over the phone, he still hasn’t been able to sign up for a plan, including an attempt the day before.

“That is not a good track record — not just for me, but I’m sure for lots of people,” Williams said on MSNBC on Wednesday. “I want the website to work — I demand that the website works — and if he doesn’t have it working in three days then he’s going to have to answer to his critics, including me, a Democrat.”

He said he tried to log on to on Tuesday, but was unable to get through. After calling the call center (his third time since his first try October 4), Williams said he still didn’t have a plan.

The White House’s self-imposed deadline for a functioning website is November 30.