President Obama

Desperate to fix the mounting problems plaguing his insurance exchange portal website, Healthcare.gov, President Obama put in a call to telecommunications giant Verizon.

A report on USAToday.com quotes an informed source who says Obama called Verizon's Enterprise Solutions division to beg for help "to improve the performance of the HealthCare.gov site, which is a key component of the Affordable Care Act."

This news comes on the heels of a report that Healthcare.gov needs 5 million lines of code rewritten in order for the site to work properly.

If you recall, President Obama and his National Security Agency (NSA) enlisted the services of Verizon to spy on millions of Verizon customers.

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