Trudeau says Poilievre chooses to sit behind ‘veil of ignorance’ regarding foreign interference

Taking questions from reporters in Winnipeg, Man., on Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated his support for special rapporteur David Johnston’s recommendation against a public inquiry into allegations of foreign election interference, accusing Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre of “choosing to sit behind a veil of ignorance.” He added that “I think Canadians have to ask themselves the question, is that a serious leader?”