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

President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from the Democratic debate As Buttigieg rises, Biden is still the target Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate 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 SandersBernie SandersFive takeaways from the Democratic debate As Buttigieg rises, Biden is still the target Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate 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 HarrisFive takeaways from the Democratic debate Gabbard, Buttigieg battle over use of military in Mexico Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate MORE (D-Calif.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandMaloney primary challenger calls on her to return, donate previous campaign donations from Trump Senate confirms controversial circuit court nominee She Should Run launches initiative to expand number of women in political process 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."