Theresa May has told Donald Trump she is “proud” of the NHS after the US President triggered yet another diplomatic spat by claiming the UK’s healthcare system “is going broke and not working”. Mr Trump criticised the NHS on Monday as he targeted his Democrat opponents for pushing for a British-style universal healthcare system in America.Shortly after former UKIP leader Nigel Farage spoke about the NHS on Mr Trump’s favoured Fox & Friends TV show, the US President tweeted: “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.”Dems want to greatly raise taxes for really bad and non-personal medical care. No thanks!”Minutes later, Mr Trump thanked Fox & Friends for “exposing the truth”. 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. Dems want to greatly raise taxes for really bad and non-personal medical care. No thanks!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 5, 2018 But the US President’s verdict on the NHS brought a rebuke from both Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Downing Street.Mr Trump’s remarks… Read full this story
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