Not a great week for President Obama’s Foreign Policy. Documents show we’re listening to our friends’ phone calls, including cozy allies like Germany and France. Add to that a report that Iran may be just one month away from making a nuclear bomb, and a another report that Saudi Arabia is contemplating a “major shift” in its relations with the U.S. over perceived inaction over Syria. House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers (R-MI) joins us for an exclusive interview.
Healthcare.gov Reboot. The Administration promises the site will be fixed by the end of November, but 10 Democratic Senators have asked Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to extend the open enrollment period. We’re joined by Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a Health Policy Adviser to the Obama Administration from 2009-2011 and Congressman John Fleming, a Republican and one-time Louisiana Family Doctor of the Year.
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Get your daily scoop of what State of the Union is watching today, October 24, 2013
1. Obamacare website hearing. Contractors for the problem plagued federal health care website faced a grilling from lawmakers Thursday. The contractors denied any culpability and instead blamed the government for the website's failures. Meanwhile angry exchanges erupted between Republicans who oppose Obamacare and Democrats who defended it. Rep. Fred Upton, the Republican chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, called the website rollout "nothing short of a disaster." One of the committee's Democrats, Rep. Frank Pallone accused Republicans of not having "clean hands" on the issue. "Their effort is not to make things better," said Pallone.