Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Justin Trudeau 'listening' to leadership pressure after Bob Rae bows out

 By Lee Berthiaume, Postmedia June 13, 2012 1:43 PM

Interim Liberal leader Bob Rae answered the question that has been dogging him for months: Does he want the "interim" tag taken off his title and become full time leader of the party? His answer today: No.

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau has admitted he is "actively listening" to suggestions he throw his hat in the ring following Bob Rae's surprise announcement he will not seek to become permanent leader of the federal Liberals.

Many eyes already had been on the son of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau, arguably the most recognizable Liberal after Rae, and the admission he is considering a run after months of denying any interest in the position will stoke expectations further.  Read more:


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