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Why Justin Trudeau's party is sticking with him - for now

Posted On: Sep 20, 2019   |   Posted By: Politico

Why Justin Trudeau's party is sticking with him - for now

Justin Trudeau isn't going anywhere - not yet, at least. The Canadian prime minister and members of his team are making it clear that a series of photos and videos showing Trudeau wearing racist makeup will not keep him from running for reelection in next month's looming election. Two party lawmakers and three un-elected party officials argued to POLITICO that there was no chance of Trudeau being dumped as leader before the Oct. 21 vote. “Of course not,” said Steven MacKinnon, a Quebec MP, when asked whether Trudeau would be booted. There is clearly unease within Trudeau's ranks. And while his main challenger is Andrew Scheer's Conservative Party, it's the reaction of left-leaning voters that will decide Trudeau's fate. Still, the truth is that despite the damage the photos and videos are doing to Trudeau's reputation, Canada's Liberal Party is beholden to him. In fact, it might not even exist without him. Once a mighty electoral machine that dominated Canadian politics, the center-left party had more...

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