Despite assurances from the Department of Health and Human Services that Healthcare.gov is secure, Committee on Oversight & Government Reform Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calf.) said Thursday that we “must assume that website is still vulnerable and Americans may have [personally identifiable information] hacked and taken.”

In response, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), ranking member of the committee, said that since the Republicans have been unsuccessful in their efforts to repeal the law, they are instead trying to “scare people away from Healthcare.gov,” and it is important to “highlight all the fixes, rather than cherry picking to put out a political narrative that is inaccurate.”

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