Transcript for Small Business to Wait One Year to Use Obamacare Website
And now, to washington. And a fresh wrinkle in the long saga of obama care. The president postponing another key aspect of the law. A development that could impact tens of thousands of americans. And abc's david kerley is at the white house right now with more. David, good morning. Reporter: Good morning, dan. This is the second time this president is delaying a part of his signature legislation, as computer code writers are working overtime to fix the problem-plagued health care website. As the president was granting a pardon to a turkey, critics were suggesting that the latest delay in his health care plan is inexcusable. It really is an indication that small business is not a priority for the administration. Reporter: The news, that the troubled website won't be ready for small businesses for another year. So, in order to meet the affordable care mandate, those small businesses will have to go directly to insurance companies or brokers. All this, just days before the president promised that the website would finally be working. But the administration continues to roll back expectations. First, the president said -- by the end of this month, we anticipate that it is going to be working the way it is supposed to. Reporter: Then, it was that it will be working for the vast majority of americans. Followed by, 50,000 people at a time will be able to get on. The latest from the administration -- that has never meant there would be zero problems with the site. Reporter: That the sunday deadline is really not that special. To be clear, november 30th does not represent a relaunch of healthcare.Gov. It is not a magical date. Reporter: It is clear that the white house is trying to take the pressure off what is a relaunch of this website. You take the small business people off. And hopefully individuals will be able to buy insurance when the website is back up and running come monday, dan. We'll see how it works on monday. They think they can handle up to 50,000 to 100,000. They don't want to see a crash. It is a big weekend for obama
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