UK Labour leader hits back at Trump: We love our health system

UK Labour leader hits back at Trump: We love our health system
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United Kingdom Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn fired back at President TrumpDonald John TrumpWSJ: Trump ignored advice to confront Putin over indictments Trump hotel charging Sean Spicer ,000 as book party venue Bernie Sanders: Trump 'so tough' on child separations but not on Putin MORE for claiming that a British protest surrounding the country’s National Health Service (NHS) was because their “system is going broke and not working.”

“Wrong. People were marching because we love our NHS and hate what the Tories are doing to it,” Corbyn tweeted in response to Trump. “Healthcare is a human right.”

 

 

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Trump had tweeted about the protest earlier Monday to argue against Democrats’ push for universal health care.

 

 

However, the London protest was against funding cuts to the U.K.’s health-care system.

Prior to Trump's tweet, former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage appeared on "Fox & Friends" to discuss the march, according to BuzzFeed.

Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersBernie Sanders: Trump 'so tough' on child separations but not on Putin Bernie Sanders tells Kansas crowd: This 'sure doesn’t look' like a GOP state The Hill's Morning Report — Trump and Congress at odds over Russia MORE (I-Vt.) has long pushed for a single-payer health-care system to be implemented in the U.S. and introduced a "Medicare for all" bill last year. The legislation earned support from top Democrats, including Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisTrump: ‘Dems have a death wish’ Election Countdown: Senate, House Dems build cash advantage | 2020 Dems slam Trump over Putin presser | Trump has M in war chest | Republican blasts parents for donating to rival | Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders to campaign in Kansas Senate Democrats block resolution supporting ICE MORE (Calif.) and Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerBooker calls on Kavanaugh to recuse himself on Trump-related cases Anti-Trump protesters hold candlelight vigil by White House House backs resolution expressing support for ICE MORE (N.J.), who are also considered possible 2020 presidential candidates for the party.

Republicans repeatedly attempted, but failed, to repeal and replace ObamaCare during Trump’s first year in office. However, they did repeal the health-care law’s individual mandate in the GOP tax plan passed late last year.