The nation’s commander in chief Monday became the salesman in chief, repeatedly touting the 1-800 number for his crippled Obamacare health network.
Operators are standing by to receive calls from people who can’t use the malfunctioning website, Obama said at a press event held in the White House Rose Garden.
They can take calls in 150 languages, he said.
“It may be a good deal for you,” he announced.
“Thousands of people are signing up and saving money as we speak,” he declared.
Telephone wait times are only a few minutes, and sign-up only takes 25 minutes for an individual and 45 minutes for a family, he insisted.
“The product is good. … It is high quality and it’s affordable,” said the pitchman.
People are getting medical coverage for the cost of “maybe the equivalent of your cellphone bill, or your cable bill, and that’s a good deal,” he told his midday TV audience.