Former President Obama endorsed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Twitter on Wednesday October 16th, just days before Canadians go to the polls on Monday 20th. Photos of Trudeau from years agowere released last month, casting a shadow over his campaign in this tight race.
I was proud to work with Justin Trudeau as President. He’s a hard-working, effective leader who takes on big issues like climate change. The world needs his progressive leadership now, and I hope our neighbors to the north support him for another term.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) 16 de octubre de 2019
The Liberal Party’s leader, who was sworn into office in 2015, responded to the former president’s endorsement on Twitter, writing, “Thanks my friend, we’re working hard to keep our progress going.”
Mr. Obama and Trudeau had a well-documented, friendly relationship. In March of 2016, the former president hosted Trudeau for theby a Canadian leader in almost 20 years.
Both politicians took strong stances on climate change and LGBTQ rights during their terms, with some even comparing Trudeau to.
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