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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 TrumpFive takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's debate showdown Arpaio files libel suit against New York Times IMF's Christine Lagarde delays trip to Middle East 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) SandersFive takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's debate showdown Live coverage: Cruz faces O'Rourke in Texas debate showdown Saudi mystery drives wedge between Trump, GOP 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 HarrisFox contributor: Warren's ancestors 'rounded up Cherokees for the Trail of Tears' The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by the Coalition for Affordable Prescription Drugs — Pollsters: White college-educated women to decide if Dems capture House Trump, Feinstein feud intensifies over appeals court nominees MORE (Calif.) and Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerOn The Money: Deficit hits six-year high of 9 billion | Yellen says Trump attacks threaten Fed | Affordable housing set for spotlight in 2020 race Affordable housing set for spotlight of next presidential campaign Cruz takes dig at Beto O’Rourke, calls him ‘top 10‘ contender for Dems in 2020 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.