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60 Sec Elec Tuesday 3rd December: Trump says he will "work with anyone", Corbyn says sorry and the Lib Dems talk faming

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President Trump is in the UK for the NATO meeting, Jeremy Corbyn says he is "very sorry" for anti-semitism issues within his party and Jo Swinson has spent the day urging Boris Johnson to protect British farmers.

Watch today's 60 Sec Elec below:

On a visit to the UK to mark the 70th anniversary of Nato, the US President was asked about the possibility of the NHS being opened up to US pharmaceutical companies post-Brexit.

It comes after Jeremy Corbyn wrote to the president demanding him not try to push NHS medicine prices up in a post-Brexit trade deal.

When asked about the inclusion of the NHS in future US trade deals Trump replied: "No, not at all, I have nothing to do with it. Never even thought about it, honestly." He added "We have absolutely nothing to do with it and we wouldn't want to if you handed it to us on a silver platter, we want nothing to do with it."

Corbyn has responded to this saying "if that's the case, why have these talks gone on for two years?"

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When pressed on the upcoming election, the President said that he has "no thoughts" on the matter and that he would "work with anybody".

When asked if he would work alongside Corbyn, Trump said "I can work with anybody, I'm a very easy person to work with."

He added: "I'll stay out of the election. You know that I was a fan of Brexit. I called it the day before."

Mr Trump then confirmed that he was to meet with Mr Johnson at the Nato summit. Despite saying he didn't want to get involved in the general election, the President then went on to say that Boris Johnson was "very capable" and that he'd "do a good job" if he wins the election.

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Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he's "very sorry" over anti-semitism issues within his party.

In an interview on ITVs This Morning he said: "Our party and me do not accept anti-Semitism in any form... obviously I'm very sorry for everything that has happened.

Corbyn went on to say: "But I want to make this very clear: I am dealing with it, I have dealt with it, other parties are also affected by anti-Semitism. "Candidates have been withdrawn by the Liberal Democrats, and the Conservatives and by us because of it. We just do not accept it in any form whatsoever."

Corbyn then told This Morning he was open to meeting with members of the Jewish community to discuss the matter.

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And finally, Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson is calling on the Prime Minister to make sure discussions on the sidelines of a Nato summit in London make clear the UK will maintain its food standards.

Ms Swinson claims that leaked documents from UK-US trade talks show American officials are pushing for Britain to allow greater use of chemicals in food production. According to the Lib Dems this could include chlorine-washing chicken and growth hormones in beef cattle.

Swinson also insists that Brexit will trigger the loss of EU financial support for farmers.

She said: "Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans threaten to put our farmers out of business, through crippling tariffs for exports to the EU and labour shortages that would leave food rotting in the fields."

"We [The Lib Dems] will protect the vital supply chains that we rely on to put fresh food on the table, and uphold the high standards in food production that are the pride of our farming sector.”

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