The federal government hires a Canadian contractor for hundreds of millions of dollars to design the Healthcare.gov web page. CGI Federal secured a contract worth a total of $93.7 million, with a base value at $55.7 million. The company reportedly has been paid nearly $200 million to date, with the potential value of the contract reaching $292 million.
The multi-million dollar site crashes the first day out; now Obama hires the ‘best and brightest’ techies to fix what should have been fixed from the beginning. Where were the best and the brightest when they were building it?
Then Obama blames the crash on an overload because so many people were signing up.
My question: how do we, the taxpayers, get our money back, and how much are we presently paying the ‘best and brightest’ techies to fix the fiasco, and again, why weren’t they hired in the first place?
Which lobbyist got paid to get CGI the contract? Follow the money…
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has got some ‘splainin’ to do Lucy.