'Everybody' has better health care than the US

Last Friday, Trump made a decision to stick to the original statement- with an amendment: "Of course the Australians have better healthcare than we do - everybody does", he posted to Twitter.

Trump described the USA health system as failing, and added that "I shouldn't say this to a great gentleman and my friend from Australia because you have better health care than we do".

President Donald Trump's praise of Australia's government-funded health care system has raised the ire of Sen.

Asked about the comments during an interview on United States television, Sanders could not contain his laughter, saying: "Alright, the President has just said it".

Australia's government provides nationalized health care, and the country spends about half as much as the USA does to provide it. "We'll quote you on the floor of the Senate".

Turnbull, like Trump a businessman-turned-politician, has said he is "delighted" to meet with the U.S. leader and affirm the relationship.

The comments came hours after Republicans in the House narrowly approved legislation that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

While it's a bit weird to see Trump and Sanders actually agree on something, it's likely to be short-lived.


It's seems depressingly likely, given both the circumstances, and the core of his fugly, orange-colored soul, that Trump might have just been indulging in his usual love of hyperbole and Obamacare-directed shit talking. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) tweeted. That's great. Let's take a look at the Australian healthcare system....

In his 2000 book, The America We Deserve, Trump wrote: "We must have universal health care". "We need, as a nation, to reexamine the single-player plan".

"The two presidents are obviously very different men", Turnbull told reporters on Friday just before flying back to Australia.

"What works in Australia might not work in the United States so, again, he was complimenting the Prime Minister and we are focused on putting a healthcare plan in place that works here".

US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania followed by Lucy Turnbull on the USS Intrepid.

Trump said for almost a century Americans and Australians have "fought together, bled together". Trump, too, said that he enjoyed getting to know Turnbull face to face.

In an earlier tweet Friday, Trump said his "Big win in the House" was "very exciting!" During the visit, Turnbull pledged to continue the "intimate" relationship between the two countries.


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