Politics

Obama apologizes to those who lost their insurance plans

In an interview on NBC’s “Nightly News” on Thursday, President Barack Obama apologized for his statements over the past several years assuring the public that if they like their insurance plan, they could keep it — statements that were not true.

An excerpt of the interview was posted on NBC News’ website Thursday afternoon.

“I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me,” Obama said to NBC News. “We’ve got to work hard to make sure that they know we hear them and that we’re going to do everything we can to deal with folks who find themselves in a tough position as a consequence of this.”

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