"Explain to me how in a dozen questions the second biggest story of the week, the healthcare.gov debacle, doesn’t even come up," Brendan Buck, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), asked Politico.
Hey, guys, nobody ask about Obamacare's launch, okay?— Brendan Buck (@Brendan_Buck) October 8, 2013
Obamacare? Anyone? ANYONE?— Brendan Buck (@Brendan_Buck) October 8, 2013
Rory Cooper, a top aide to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), also sounded off on Twitter, noting a Daily Show appearance by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius:
You know who asked some tough questions about Obamacare? Comedy Central.— Rory Cooper (@rorycooper) October 8, 2013
Fox News radio host Todd Starnes was also not impressed:
Not a single question about Obamacare. Not one.— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) October 8, 2013