Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

PM Trudeau Apologizes Again in Parliament after Elbow

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

PM Trudeau Apologizes Again in Parliament after Elbow

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TORONTO * Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized before the Canadian Parliament for a third time Thursday, saying he expects better behavior of himself after elbowing a female lawmaker in the chest and grabbing another lawmaker.

Trudeau, 44, said he should not have made physical contact with the one lawmaker and said he accidentally bumped into the female lawmaker.

"I made a mistake. I regret it and I'm looking to make amends," Trudeau said.

Opposition lawmaker Ruth Ellen Brosseau said she had to leave the House of Commons chamber after being elbowed.

TV footage shows Trudeau hurriedly wading into a clutch of lawmakers who were blocking a lawmaker from getting to his seat as Trudeau's Liberals tried to get a vote in on time. …

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