Justin Trudeau Calls The US Capitol Riots An 'Attack On Democracy'
Multiple Canadian politicians are expressing their concern regarding the ongoing U.S. Capitol riots.
The leaders of each major Canadian party — Justin Trudeau, Erin O'Toole, Jagmeet Singh, Annamie Paul, and Yves-François Blanchet — all tweeted messages of sadness and reproach regarding the violence at Capitol Hill.
Canadians are deeply disturbed and saddened by the attack on democracy in the United States, our closest ally and n… https://t.co/lVUkYogStv— Justin Trudeau (@Justin Trudeau) 1609975040
In his tweet, Prime Minister Trudeau said the violence constituted an "attack on democracy in the United States."
Singh accused President Trump of "inciting" the "horror" of the riot.
"The violence must end," he said.
One person has reportedly been shot and killed after violent protestors stormed the Capitol, according to multiple U.S. outlets.