DNC Chairwoman Can’t Think of Any Fixes She’d Make to Obamacare

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Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.) is so impressed with Obamacare, she couldn’t think of any legislation Tuesday she would introduce to fix it.

Nothing “glaring” anyway, she told The Daily Rundown‘s Chuck Todd.

The law has had mandates delayed, massive technical glitches from its Oct. 1 launch all the way to its March 31deadline” for signups, and perhaps most infamously, resulted in millions of insurance cancellations despite promises from the White House and numerous Democratic lawmakers that would never occur.

“There’s no specific bill, actually, right now that I would–” she said, before Todd said, “You don’t view there’s a legislative problem that needs to be fixed?

Schultz, whose go-to talking point is bashing Republicans, attempted to blame them for not working with Democrats on the law before Todd cut her off.

“You know, I think there are going to be issues that arise around the margins,” she said. “If we just have a chance to sit down with Republicans, like we’ve done with hundreds of bills through years of our history, we could hammer out problems that arise. But when you’re dealing with –

“You don’t have one that’s on your radar screen?” Todd asked.

“That comes to mind immediately?” she replied. “No, nothing glaring. I’m not saying that there aren’t problems, but there are always going to be tics in a law that arise, and what we should be doing is sitting down and working those out.”

Schultz being in denial about all things Obamacare is nothing new. She memorably claimed last fall, “There was nothing about what President Obama or that I or any other Democrat supporting the Affordable Care Act said that was not true.” Soon after, Obama was labeled as delivering the Lie of the Year by PolitiFact for his oft-repeated “Keep your plan” promise.

Full exchange:

CHUCK TODD: Let me ask you about that, the addressing of the problems. Give me a bill right now you would introduce to address a problem.

DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ: There’s no specific bill, actually, right now that I would –

TODD: You don’t view there’s a legislative problem that needs to be fixed?

SCHULTZ: You know, I think there are going to be issues that arise around the margins. If we just have a chance to sit down with Republicans, like we’ve done with hundreds of bills through years of our history, we could hammer out problems that arise. But when you’re dealing with –

TODD: You don’t have one that’s on your radar screen?

SCHULTZ: That comes to mind immediately? No, nothing glaring. I’m not saying that there aren’t problems, but there are always going to be tics in a law that arise, and what we should be doing is sitting down and working those out.