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Fact Check: Trump’s Criticism of U.K.’s National Health Service

Feb 05, 2018 - The New York Times

LONDON — In a tweet on Monday, President Trump claimed that thousands of people in Britain were marching because their country’s National Health Service was “going broke and not working,” and that Democrats pushing for universal health care in the United States were pursuing a similar failed model.

Here is a closer look at his claims.

Is the N.H.S. ‘Not Working’?

The National Health Service is certainly being stretched.

Since the start of this decade, budgetar...