On Friday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau blamed “MAGA influence” for falling support for aid to Ukraine among Canadian conservatives.
Trudeau blames ‘right-wing, American MAGA’ after Canadian Conservative Party votes against Ukraine bill https://t.co/5xjCyqC3ef
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In recent weeks, Canada’s conservatives have started to move against further Ukraine aid, a stark shift from the country’s early near-unanimous support for the war effort against Russia.
From Fox News:
Right-wing American thinking has infiltrated Canadian politics and caused the Conservative Party to “turn their backs” on Ukraine, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.
Trudeau called out the Conservative Party after the group unanimously voted against an update to the Canada Ukraine Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine.
“I’ve actually boasted . . . that it’s not a political debate in Canada, all parties in Canada stand with Ukraine,” Trudeau said at a press conference Friday. “So it is particularly troubling to see — even though we are seeing a rise of right-wing rhetoric in the United States with MAGA conservatives, across Europe, in certain corners of right-wing politicians and parties — starting to pull their support for Ukraine. Starting to parrot Russian disinformation and misinformation