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Canada's PM Trudeau gets a reality check

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>> Just when Canada thought it had the perfect prime minister, this happened.>>
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>> In an interview with Reuters Thursday, Justin Trudeau apologizing for this altercation a day earlier at Canadian Parliament, where he grabbed one legislator dragging him to his seat, elbowing another female lawmaker in the chest.
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He says that last bit was an accident.>> I made a poor judgement call in wanting to step in on a situation that I should have just let evolve without the prime minister thrusting himself into the middle of it. People understand that there is a tremendous amount of pressures that come with this job and I am human.
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>> Trudeau entered office late last year on a promise that he would usher in an era of quote, sunny ways. And for a while, it seemed to be working as he welcomed Syrian refugees and embraced feminism. But he's taking some heat these days, after a wildfire ravaged much of the nation's oil patch.
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Many Canadians criticized him for failing to visit the area sooner.