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Donald Trump at the launch of the UHC 2030 Alliance in Nevada

By Kristof Decoster
on February 24, 2016

A beaming Trump, surrounded by hundreds of fans:


“Oh boy. We love UHC. We love UHC. Thank you. Thank you. Oh this is a great place to be. Thank you very much. Great evening. We will be celebrating for a long time tonight. Have a good time. Have a good time, folks.

You know we weren’t expecting—a couple of years ago, we weren’t expecting to win this one, you know that, right? We weren’t. Of course if you listen to the pundits, we weren’t expected to win too much, it was all about the health MDGs, and now we’re winning, winning, winning the country – this is a great country, folks, I love America! And then we’re going to win the whole freakin’ world. And soon the UHC Alliance is going to start winning, winning, winning. By 2030 we’ll have UHC across the universe, I bet. Including the black holes.

So I want to thank the UHC volunteers. They’ve been unbelievable. These people, they work like endlessly, endlessly. We’re not going to forget it. Especially Rob Yates. Unbelievable guy. Can’t shut up about UHC. And we’ve had some great numbers coming out of Thailand, and amazing numbers coming out of Iran and Mexico – can you believe it, from Mexico… – and Cuba  and then some years later France. We love France so. Especially after Paris. We’re going to do very well in the UK. We’re beating Cameron. It’s always nice to be beating Cameron, the dickhead. And Osbourne and Johnson —the whole thing. It’s going to be an amazing couple of years.

We might not even need the 15 years, folks, to be honest. So tonight we had a couple of billion people already voting with their feet for UHC, and tomorrow you’d hear them say, you know, if they could just take the other nasty diseases and add them up, and if you could add them up because you know the other health causes amount to 4 billion. Well let me tell you, folks. They don’t know a shit. These people can’t count. Only I, Donald, know how to add up the numbers. My business proves it.

So I want to begin by thanking my boys, Julio has been all over the place making speeches. He’s getting better than me so I’m a little jealous. And Robert went to Sierra Leone, you were all over, right?

He loves the UHC stuff. This is serious UHC activism. This is serious UHC activism and science, both of them, both of them. We love the SDG target 3.8, folks. Nobody loves it more than us, so just remember that.

And Richard and Agnes, the staff, the whole group, and Joe and Simon and Lara and Jim and Margaret, what a group we have. I want to just thank a couple of friends of mine that are here, the owner of this incredible hotel, Mr Gates, stand up. Great guy. Bill said, “Donald,”—like for the last three years you’ve driving me crazy, he said—”Donald, I want to put $10 billion into your campaign.” I said, “Bill I don’t want your money. I don’t want to do it. I’m self-funding UHC. First in America. Then all over the world.” Every time I see him. It’s hard for me to turn down money because that’s what I’ve done in my whole life. I grab and grab and grab. You know I get greedy. I want money, money. And then spend it on UHC. First in America, then all over the world. Just not in IS country. I’ll bomb the shit out of it first, and only then set up UHC there. After having built a wall first. And also not in Brussels, that hellhole. My French friends should first bomb Molenbeek, only then I’ll start thinking of UHC in Brussels.

I’ll tell you what we’re going to do, right? We get greedy, right? Now we’re going to get greedy for the United States. We’re going to grab and grab and grab and destroy that half-baked Obamacare and finally establish a single-payer system. We’re going to bring in so much money and so much everything. We’re going to make America great again, folks, I’m telling you folks, we’re going to make America great again. By having UHC for every American. Black, Hispanic, white, man, woman, smart, bigot, rich, poor, I don’t freakin’ care. Let’s do it. Let’’s make America great again.

So this was very exciting tonight. But I’ll tell you it looks like we won by a lot vertical people. I love vertical people (especially good looking women), and I have to tell you  … Mark has been so incredible on television and elsewhere. He has been great. And as you know Mark Dybul—do we love Mark? Huh? And Seth? Unbelievable guys, they’ve been with us from the beginning, and I want to thank them. It’s been amazing, the relationship. So we won the global health initiative people. And the health economists. Difficult bunch, as you know, but we won them over. Even Amanda.

So I’m very proud of you, this is an amazing night. I love the country, I love the country. We’re going in the right direction. We’re going to keep—as you know the Global Fund, we’re keeping that open, and we’re going to load it up with awful diseases. We’re going to load it up w a lot of bad diseases out there. Zika, Ebola, HIV, AIDS, TB, malaria, syphilis, you name it. And then we’re gonna build a wall around the Fund and call it “UHC Fund”. We’re going to have our borders nice and strong. We’re going to build the wall, you know that. We’re going to build the wall. And I have a lot of respect from Bill Gates, and you just heard we won Bill. But let me tell you Bill is going to pay for the wall around the Global Fund, right? It’s going to happen. It’s going to happen. He knows it. I know it. We all know it. He’ll be thrilled to pay for the wall. He’ll be begging for it.

We’re going to be the smart people. We’re not going to be the people that get pushed around all over the place. We’re going to be the smart people. You’re going to be proud of your UHC president, and you’re going to be even prouder of your country, right?

So tonight folks, this was a great evening. I love this place. I love this state. I love our UHC movement. I was all over the place tonight. The people are amazing. The enthusiasm, it was unbelievable to see.

The people of this country are absolutely amazing. I love you folks very much. Remember: Make America great again. By destroying Obamacare and building a single-payer system. And that single payer is going to be me. Donald. And Bill. We’re going to do it, and it’s going to happen fast. Thank you very much everybody. We love you. We love you.”

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