"Again, he was complimenting the prime minister and we're focused on a healthcare plan that works here".
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who had proposed a single-payer health care system during his 2016 presidential campaign, burst into laughter after seeing a clip of Trump praising the Australian system.
But Sanders, who ran for the Democratic presidential nomination previous year, said the U.S. should look to Australia on health.
Trump was spending an extended weekend at his central New Jersey home, about 40 miles west of NY.
"The president was complimenting a foreign leader on the operations of their healthcare system and that it didn't mean anything more than that", a White House spokeswoman filling in for Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters.
"We have a failing healthcare", Mr Trump said.
Mr Turnbull received similar backlash on social media for his appraisal of President Trump's congressional victory, which is expected to leave 24 million more Americans without health coverage by 2026, Reuters reported. "Let's take a look at the Australian healthcare system, and let's move - maybe look at the Canadian healthcare system, or systems throughout Europe".
The president also lauded the American Health Care Act, which the House narrowly passed earlier Thursday and sent over to the Senate.
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"Together we discussed crucial issues ranging from national security to trade to immigration and enhanced economic cooperation", said Trump of his meeting with Turnbull in his speech.
Ms Huckabee Sanders said Mr Trump's remarks did not mean he thought the United States should adopt a similar system to Australia's.
During his speech, Mr Trump thanked Rupert Murdoch, who introduced him to the stage, Australian businessman Anthony Pratt and Australian golfer Greg Norman.
President Donald Trump meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull aboard the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned aircraft carrier docked in the Hudson River in New York, Thursday, May 4, 2017. "Let us move to a medicare for all system that does what every other major country does".
"What works in Australia may not work in the United States", she continued.
Republican House members have told how Trump called them frequently.
It comes as a recent Harvard Medical School study found almost 45,000 annual deaths in America are associated with a lack of health insurance. "We must not allow citizens with medical problems to go untreated because of financial problems or red tape".
Currently, Crystal Palace is in the 16th position and Hull City is in the 18th position in the Premier League points table. Here, Press Association Sport looks at five things we learned in the Premier League this weekend.
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Jedd Gyorko led off with a home run, and Yadier Molina followed with a single and then stole his 50th career base. Wainwright allowed two runs in five innings in his only start this year, but the Cubs knocked him around in 2016.
According to French Finance Minister Michel Sapin, all the other rich countries unanimously called on USA to respect global trade. The meeting also coincided with news of a significant foray by the Trump administration into global commerce.
He also requested the court to schedule the hearing for his petition on Monday. "I wonder why she has changed suddenly", he said. He said he had told her about his family and that he lived in mountains away from the main cities.
I told the players, do not panic, but it was a different game in the second half. "Call it a victory for football". We lacked defensive solidity in the first leg and we knew it would be hard after that.
Softbank-backed e-commerce firm Snapdeal has finally agreed to sign a non-binding letter of intent for a merger with Flipkart. ANI Technologies, which runs Ola, reported revenues of Rs 758.23 crore in 2015-16 and a loss of around Rs 2,313.7 crore.
Reclusive North Korea warned this week that USA hostility had brought the region to the brink of nuclear war. But he also said this week he would be willing to meet Kim Jong-un, in the right circumstances.
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Yankees game rained out, setting up monster Derek Jeter day
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Alonso's McLaren gushes liquid in breakdown during practice
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John Wall: Hero Wall: John hits game-winning 3-pointer
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FSU Tennis Advances at NCAA Tournament
The Dolphins had an immediate reply as they won the next draw , went down, and equalized with a goal from Erica Beal at 28:01. They are No. 1 in the nation right now, and we have the opportunity to go to their place and play them on Sunday.
Harry Styles hires former pizza shop worker
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Senate Overwhelmingly Approves US Trade Rep Robert Lighthizer
A fixture in Washington trade policy circles for almost four decades, Lighthizer has built a reputation as a shrewd negotiator. His biggest critics were two arch supporters of Nafta and other trade deals, Republican senators John McCain and Ben Sasse.
Hepatitis C infections reach all time high
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Massive Ransomware Hack Hits Windows Users Worldwide
Hospitals in London , northwest England and other parts of the country reported problems with their computer systems Friday. National Security Agency (NSA), which exposed that secretive agency's hacking tools, including several Zero Day exploits.
Bill O'Reilly: My Firing was 'a Hit' by the Far Left
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