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Trudeau's Obama "impending retirement" quip gets a laugh

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 00:31

U.S. President Barack Obama at the ''Three Amigos'' summit in Canada gives the 'thumbs up' to his ''impending retirement,'' as referred to by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (no reporter narration) STORY: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's opening remarks during a news conference at the North American Leaders' Summit in Ottawa, Canada began gaining traction on social media after a comment made about Obama's "impending retirement." Trudeau took a serious tone when he said, "It's a little sad that this will be the last chance for all three of us to get together in this capacity given President Obama's impending retirement." Obama gave the remark a 'thumbs' up gesture, which got a laugh from the audience in what was otherwise a news conference on trade and economic issues between the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

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Trudeau's Obama "impending retirement" quip gets a laugh

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 00:31