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WATCH: Donald Trump Says 'Kidney Has An Important Place In The Heart', While Signing An Executive Order To Advance Kidney Health In US

Written By Suchitra Karthikeyan | Mumbai | Published:

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  • US President Donald Trump has said 'The kidney has a very important place in the heart' while signing an important executive order at White House
  • In his speech at the event announcing the executive order, he said that it was great to see people afflicted with kidney disease work hard to stay alive
  • The executive order signed by Trump will introduce a series of initiatives to encourage more kidney transplants and treatment at home, where US already spends $100 billion

In yet another bizarre biological comment, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday has said 'The kidney has a very important place in the heart' while signing an important executive order at White House, revamping the health care for the kidney-related disease. In his speech at the event announcing the executive order, he said that it was great to see people afflicted with kidney disease work hard to stay alive, adding that it was an exciting day to advance kidney health in the US.

"The kidney has an important place in the heart. It's an incredible thing. People that have to go this, people that have loved ones that are working so hard to stay alive. They have to work so hard. There's an espirit de corps, there's a spirit like you see rarely on anything. So I just want to thank all you folks for being here. It's really fantastic and it's truly an exciting day to advance kidney health in our country," he said.

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What is Donald Trump's executive order? 

The executive order signed by Trump will introduce a series of initiatives to encourage more kidney transplants and treatment at home which will see the US federal government spending more than $100 billion per year, as per US news reports. This also includes an agency-wide initiative to encourage home dialysis and ramp up better prevention and screening for kidney disease, states news reports.

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Twitter reactions:

While US citizens welcome the enhanced focus on Kidney health, Twitter has been merciless on Trump's comment:

 

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