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Problems with the affordable care act's website


President Obama will address concerns about the affordable care act's website.

People across the country are having problems using the website to sign up for benefits. ABC's John Muller has more about all the criticism the President is getting.

The pressure has been building on the Obama administration after the troubled roll out of the President's health care plan.

So much of the outrage, being leveled at the website, healthcare.gov, that wasn't ready in time.

"This is unacceptable. It has to be changed but any system that deals with that many millions of people frequently does have a glitch. Again this is unacceptable."

This morning, the President will address the website woes during a speech in the Rose Garden.

The White House has already said it's been working around the clock to fix the site.

Over the weekend, the Senator who led the fight to dismantle the health care plan, got a hero's welcome at home in Texas.

"The fight, in my opinion, needs to stay focused on stopping the disaster
that is Obamacare," said Ted Cruz.

Angry Republicans are calling for health and human services secretary
Kathleen Sebelius to testify at a hearing on Thursday, but so far, her office says she is unavailable.

Of the seven million people projected to sign up for coverage, only a fraction, less than half a million, have filed applications, and it's not clear how many have actually enrolled.

Millions of people are waiting for what the President will say, this morning.