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Sanjay Gupta

Sebelius: Obama not told of problems before launch

Sebelius: Obama not told of problems before launch

WASHINGTON -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says President Obama did not know about the problems with the health insurance law website before its launch, and she is dodging questions about whether she will resign over the troubled rollout of the federal health insurance marketplace.

In an interview with CNN, Sebelius remained vague about how much administration officials knew about the site’s readiness before it went live on Oct. 1. HHS and White House officials “talked about testing going forward,” she said. And the president became aware of the problems “fairly early on, the first couple of days,” but not before launch, she said.

“No, sir,” not before...