Jeremy Hunt has joined in an extraordinary war of words with Donald Trump over the NHS, with an outspoken attack on the US healthcare system.
The Health Secretary hit back at the US President on Twitter, after he claimed the UK’s heath service is “going broke and not working” – pointing to a demonstration in London on Saturday.
Mr Hunt posted: “I may disagree with claims made on that march but not ONE of them wants to live in a system where 28m people have no cover.
“NHS may have challenges but I’m proud to be from the country that invented universal coverage – where all get care no matter the size of their bank balance.”
The tweets came after Mr Trump criticised the NHS in comments attacking plans by the Democratic Party for universal healthcare, which could be modelled on it.
The demonstration on Saturday, where thousands marched on Downing Street calling on the Government …