Want to know the names of the individuals and companies leading the “tech surge” called in to fix Obamacare’s main website? If you ask “the most transparent administration in history,” you’re basically out of luck.
At his daily briefing on Tuesday, White House press secretary Jay Carney faced direct questions about just who is repairing HealthCare.gov.
“If these individuals work for companies that have business before the White House, business before the Congress, do you think, in the interests of transparency, it would be a good idea to list the people and their companies?” asked Ed Henry of Fox News.
“At this point, Ed, I just don't have more information than I gave you. I would refer you to HHS,” Carney replied, referring to the Department of Health and Human Services.
Carney had done the same on Monday when Obama had heralded the anonymous experts in a Rose Garden speech.
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