‘Effective chief’: Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau in Canadian polls | World News

It is the second time Obama has finished it. Obama additionally urged Canadians to re-elect the Liberal chief in Canada’s final election in 2019. 

AP | , Toronto

PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 11:00 PM IST

 Barack Obama endorsed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday in the Canadian election, calling him an efficient chief in a uncommon endorsement of a candidate in a Canadian election by a former American president.

It is the second time Obama has finished it. Obama additionally urged Canadians to re-elect the Liberal chief in Canada’s final election in 2019.

Obama tweeted Thursday that he was proud to work with Trudeau and described him as an efficient chief who has sturdy democratic values.

Trudeau is in a tricky re-election battle along with his Conservative rival forward of Monday’s parliamentary elections. Obama’s endorsement helped Trudeau with progressives in 2019.

Obama additionally endorsed Emmanuel Macron for president in France’s 2017 election, and he warned British voters towards leaving the European Union.

Trudeau fashioned an in depth relationship with Obama when he was president.

The former president has lengthy been in style with many Canadians.

“This is welcomed by Trudeau and Co. but not a surprise,” stated Nelson Wiseman, a political science professor on the University of Toronto “Will Obama’s endorsement make a difference? Not many voters are still undecided so the material impact of Obama’s endorsement is minimal in my opinion. I think it is more symbolic of Liberal affinity with the Democrats which has been the case since JFK in the 1960s. ”

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