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Trump on Dems’ ‘universal' health-care push: ‘No thanks’

President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE on Monday said “no thanks” to any push from Democrats for a "universal" health care system in the United States. 

“The Democrats are pushing for Universal HealthCare while thousands of people are marching in the UK because their U system is going broke and not working,” the president wrote on Twitter. 

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“Dems want to greatly raise taxes for really bad and non-personal medical care. No thanks!” 

Thousands of people marched in London over the weekend to protest funding cuts to health services, according to reports.

Trump's tweet came after former UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage discussed the march on "Fox & Friends," BuzzFeed noted.

Republicans repeatedly failed last year to repeal and replace ObamaCare. The repeal of ObamaCare's individual mandate, however, was included in the GOP tax overhaul that passed late last year. 

Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersDems ponder gender politics of 2020 nominee 2020 Dem contenders travel to key primary states After Florida school shooting, vows for change but no clear path forward MORE (I-Vt.) has long pushed for a government-run single-payer health care system. The Vermont lawmaker last year introduced "Medicare for All" legislation, which received support from some prominent Democrats like Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisCongress fails miserably: For Asian-Americans, immigration proposals are personal attacks American women will decide who wins and loses in 2018 elections Dems ponder gender politics of 2020 nominee MORE (D-Calif.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandAmerican women will decide who wins and loses in 2018 elections Dems ponder gender politics of 2020 nominee Calls mount from Dems to give platform to Trump accusers  MORE (D-N.Y.).

Then-President-elect Trump said in an interview early last year that his health-care plan would include “insurance for everybody.”

“We’re going to have insurance for everybody,” he told The Washington Post. “There was a philosophy in some circles that if you can’t pay for it, you don’t get it. That’s not going to happen with us."