Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Trudeau Accuses Jewish MP of Standing With ‘Swastika Wavers’

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Members of 's House of Commons erupted with cries of condemnation after Prime Minister 's latest faux pas.

On Wednesday, Trudeau accused members of Canada's Conservative Party — including a Jewish member of parliament — of “standing with people who wave swastikas.”

All for supporting truck drivers and others protesting Canada's COVID restrictions.

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Trudeau's remarks came in response to a question from MP Melissa Lantsman, a descendant of Holocaust survivors, about the need for invoking the Emergencies Act. (RELATED: Trudeau Declares National Emergency in Attempt to Temporarily Suspend Civil Liberties)

Lantsman, the first Jewish woman to be elected as a Conservative MP, began her exchange with Trudeau by reading an old quote of his, when the liberal prime minister said “If Canadians are going to trust their government, their government needs to trust Canadians.”

Lantsman compared Trudeau's call for dialogue with divisive remarks he's made about the and its supporters. Instead of attempting to see the world through their eyes, Trudeau has called the protesters “misogynistic, racist, women-haters, science-deniers, the fringe.” Lantsman accused Trudeau of further inflaming Canada's divisions. (RELATED: Ottawa Pol