The White House started spinning that “more than 500,000” number furiously on Wednesday, and it looks like DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz has decided to give the wheel one last twirl before week’s end. As Twitchy reported, a whopping 106,185 Americans reportedly put a health care plan in their shopping cart in the first month of Obamacare signups, with nearly 400,000 becoming eligible for Medicaid or CHIP. Only 26,794 signed up through Healthcare.gov.
This is how it looks from the White House’s point of view:
But the real number? 106,185.