President Obama Symbolically Enrolls in Healthcare Online

President has staffers sign up for him, deadline to enroll online is extended in some states.
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From christmas lists to the other lists being checked twice tonight. This one from the white house. How many americans have signed up on the obama care deadliwebsite. There was a deadline of january 1st but the website was overwhelmed. The website offering to e-mail you back later when the site is less busy. Tonight a major development, the deadline moved again. Jonathan karl traveling with the president in hawaii tonight on vacation but I'm sure the president and his team are watching this closely, jon? Reporter: No question about it. David, they say there is a good reason for all those delays we saw today. More than 1 million tried to log onto the website to beat that deadline. Because of those delays they extended the deadline for everybody. The deadline had been today to be covered by the first of the year. Now it's extended another 24 hours. You now have until tomorrow to enroll and be covered by january 1st. In the meantime I understand the president's name is now on the list of those insured through the plan? Reporter: That's right. The president enrolled in obama care. Well he sort of did. It was actually a staff member who did it for him back in washington over the weekend while he was here in you hawaii. You know there are four tiers of plans. He enrolled in a bronze plan, the cheapest with the least coverage. It will cost him $400 a buck, just an individual plan. Of course the president doesn't really need it. He gets the best health coverage in the world through the military, a team of medical experts, doctors, nurses at his disposal at all times. Even on air force one the president has his medical team with him and that's all free of charge.

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