President Obama To Speak On Health Care Amid Rumors Of Fix

Source: Michael O’Brien, Maggie Fox and Frank Thorp / NBC News

President Barack Obama is expected to announce a patch to his signature health care law to address mounting concerns over canceled insurance plans.

Obama will deliver remarks regarding the Affordable Care Act at 11:35 a.m., the White House announced. And the top Democrat in the House suggested the president’s remarks would include a proposal to assuage consumers whose health care plans have been canceled as a result of the Affordable Care Act.

“The president will offer a proposal today is my understanding,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said this morning at the Washington Ideas Forum at the Newseum.

Obama’s announcement comes amid mounting Democratic nervousness over canceled insurance policies, a phenomenon which conflicts with the president’s often-stated vow during his sales pitch for the health care law that if consumers liked their plan, they could keep it.

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