Jeffrey Zients

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Health Dept: Site's Biggest Problems Fixed

Site functional 90% of the time: White House

(Newser) - As December begins , the ObamaCare website's biggest issues have been addressed, says the White House—though smaller problems remain, the AP reports. "The bottom line: on December 1st is night and day from where it was on October 1st," says Jeffrey Zients, a White House... More »

ObamaCare Website Will Be Fixed in a Month: Official

Jeffrey Zients says most should have no trouble by end of November

(Newser) - One of the contractors involved with the ObamaCare website mess simply wouldn't go there yesterday when asked to predict when things might be fixed. Today, the White House official in charge of repairs clarified things: The site should be humming "for the vast majority of users" by the... More »

Obama Will Ask Agency Chiefs for Cuts

He also names two more picks, including chief tech officer

(Newser) - President Obama says he'll begin making good on his promise to cut wasteful spending on Monday. When he meets with his full Cabinet for the first time that day, the president will ask each one to come up with specific cuts for their department, Bloomberg reports. “We are on... More »

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