President Trump doubled down on his praise of Australia's single-payer healthcare system on Friday, declaring that not only does it have better healthcare than the US - the whole world does. Australia has provided universal health care to its citizens since 1984, its government system coexisting with private options.
Prime Minister Turnbull, who spoke about his meeting with President Trump on Friday, indicated that there was a major turn in the relationship between the two men.
House Republicans didn't even wait for the CBO to score its final version of a bill they passed that would remake one sixth of the economy and effect nearly every American.
The president also lauded the American Health Care Act, which the House narrowly passed earlier Thursday and sent over to the Senate.
Mr Trump also tweeted on Saturday that "everybody" had better health care than the U.S., but the system would "soon be great".
"We have a failing healthcare", Mr Trump said. "It didn't mean anything more than that", White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at a news briefing.
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"Of course the Australians have better healthcare than we do -everybody does".
White House officials said the US-Australia refugee deal still stood, but remained a "raw nerve" for Mr Trump.
"We talked about the relationship, the alliance - we talked about its history and its strength", Mr Turnbull said.
This is despite the fact that health care experts from across the political spectrum have said that Trump's health care bill is unworkable and suffers from fatal flaws and could lead to Americans dropping out of the health care market.
Eyeing a victory, a jubilant Trump tweeted during the vote that, if successful, Republicans would gather for "big press conference at the attractive Rose Garden of the White House" immediately afterwards. "I used to think I was a great player and then I played with Greg one time and I said "well I'm not going to play golf for a living", he saved me a lot of time, I'll tell you that". It's built on millions of people-to-people ties.
"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". "He's fully engaged on the House side, I expect him to be fully engaged on the Senate side and make sure that we get the bill that the American people deserve".
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