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Donald Trump attacks the UK's health service, and Britain hits back
cnn.com ^ | February 6, 2018 | James Masters

Posted on 02/05/2018 11:59:26 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper

Donald Trump's habit of testing the US relationship with Britain took a new turn Monday when he attacked the UK's National Health Service, claiming it is "going broke and not working."

The US President hit out on Twitter minutes after a segment aired on Fox News that highlighted winter strains on the UK health care system. Trump accused Democrats of pushing a similar universal health care system for the US."

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," Trump wrote.

Trump drew swift condemnation from Britain's Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who has been under fire for the government's handling of a winter health crisis that prompted a protest march in London at the weekend.

(Excerpt) Read more at edition.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: aca; healthcare; medicaid; nhs; obamacare

1 posted on 02/05/2018 11:59:26 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

They hit back with a strongly worded waiting list.


2 posted on 02/06/2018 12:11:44 AM PST by Darksheare (Those who support liberal "Republicans" summarily support every action by same.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I was having knee pain and it took all of 1 week to get a MRI. In England I could have gotten one in 2 years.


3 posted on 02/06/2018 12:21:58 AM PST by LukeL
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To: Berlin_Freeper

UK’s NHS = really bad joke.


4 posted on 02/06/2018 12:23:16 AM PST by 867V309 (Lock Her Up)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Britain hits back with a limp-wrist.


5 posted on 02/06/2018 12:32:04 AM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
"... claiming it is "going broke and not working."

President Trump is right again....most Americans think they want single payer...they also don't realize how close America came to being a Socialist country...


6 posted on 02/06/2018 12:34:18 AM PST by yoe ("The FBI did everything but drive Hillary's get away car.......")
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To: Berlin_Freeper

It’s true. I lived in Reading, Berkshire for one year and it was a miserable time. I had to drive 1.5 hours just to get antibiotics for conjunctivitis because I wasn’t allowed to be seen at a local doctor’s office near where I worked. I missed an entire day of work for a 3 minute consultation and visit to the pharmacy. And that’s a very simple example.


7 posted on 02/06/2018 1:04:26 AM PST by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

There he goes again—spouting facts.

So we should care if the UK is mad at us?


8 posted on 02/06/2018 1:19:34 AM PST by jazminerose (Adorable Deplorable)
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To: yoe

It will take strong willed President Trump and his posse of Deplorables to stop the Shadow Government.


9 posted on 02/06/2018 1:21:19 AM PST by jazminerose (Adorable Deplorable)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

If you are a U.S. citizen living in America, London is a greater threat to your freedom than Moscow. Yes, the UK is our ally. But the “special relationship” is nonsense.

Japan and Israel are far better friends to America than Great Britain. Don’t get me wrong, the UK is a fantastic country with wonderful people; but is a foreign country with its own interests that diverge from ours.

And, do we want to talk about “interference” in our elections? NBC News regularly has BBC staff participating in our political debate on NBC networks. And BBC broadcasts a nightly news program, chocked full of political opinion, on our nationwide taxpayer funded public television networks.

A close look at disinformation published by foreign governments in the U.S. reveals that the UK is the most prolific. Part of their agenda is gay marriage, gun control, government healthcare. That’s a UK agenda, NOT a Russian agenda.

Do not forget. The author of the dirty dossier was British, retired MI-6 agent Christopher Steele.


10 posted on 02/06/2018 2:26:26 AM PST by advance_copy (Stand for life or nothing at all)
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To: LukeL

Most of those who want single payer think it is the same thing as BlueCross/BlueShield except the government pays the bill. BC/BS has a contractual obligation to provide health care. Government paid health care has a budget. There is a difference.


11 posted on 02/06/2018 4:08:14 AM PST by DugwayDuke ("A man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest")
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To: Berlin_Freeper

The truth hurts


12 posted on 02/06/2018 4:45:09 AM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Watch a 1&1/2 minute clip of someone suffering mental health in UK, their experience and advice on NHS:

Does Anyone Care If I Die?

13 posted on 02/06/2018 6:36:43 AM PST by conservativeimage.com (Lock and Load, Ready to Roll.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

England is in denial. Funny how they go nationalistic with their NHS while they give fraudcare to all those migrants while SAS heros are homeless

Bunch of imbeciles

And Trump is right on terrorism too. England has more terrorists than Saudi
Arabia


14 posted on 02/06/2018 6:49:38 AM PST by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucifiedc)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
BRITAIN’S CANCER CRISIS Cancer survival rate in UK lags behind the rest of the world amid poor NHS funding, shock report reveals

Go figure.

15 posted on 02/06/2018 6:52:18 AM PST by mewzilla (Has the FBI been spying on members of Congress?)
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To: advance_copy

Given that England or France house more terrorists than Saudi Arabia, one day we might have the Saudis as the better friends!

The French official of courts has said there would repercussions if ISIs jihadists are condemned to death in arab lands. Imagine Iran saying the same of America! A pundit quipped that not only France is islamic but now its government waging jihad!

This British reaction and the Steele dossier indicate the same for England


16 posted on 02/06/2018 6:55:21 AM PST by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucifiedc)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Donald Trump's habit of testing the US relationship with Britain

Yeah, returning the Churchill bust was a real poke in the eyeball, oh wait.....

Please.

17 posted on 02/06/2018 8:29:32 AM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: LukeL

That’s not a bug, that’s a feature! If they don’t do diagnosis for two years, you either get better on your own or you die, either of which makes diagnosis way easier and saves money on treatment!


18 posted on 02/06/2018 8:31:02 AM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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