Obama Voices Support For Justin Trudeau
Obama Voices Support For Justin Trudeau

Former U.S. President Barack Obama voiced his support for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

According to Reuters, Trudeau faces a tough re-election after photos of him wearing blackface were released.

Obama said: “He’s a hard-working, effective leader who takes on big issues like climate change.” He said he hopes Canada supports him in a time where “the world needs his progressive leadership.” Trudeau responded to Obama, saying: “We’re working hard to keep our progress going.”