Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is becoming a cult hero in the US -- here's why

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Washington, DC this week. It’s the first state visit by a Canadian leader in 19 years, and it comes just four months after he took office.

Considering the traction Trudeau has gained south of his border, it’s not a surprise. He’s becoming something of a cult hero in the US.

Story by Tony Manfred and editing by Ben Nigh

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