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Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary back with harsh words for Trudeau; Canada is more than lobster seller

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(Kitco News) - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has not managed to hire competent cabinet ministers, and his lack of experience has failed him on the world stage against President Donald Trump, this according to Kevin O'Leary, chairman of O'Shares ETFs.

"It's now time for Canadians to make a decision, [elections] are weeks ahead. What do they want Canada to be, and where do they want Canada competitively. Trudeau could have never seen Trump coming," O'Leary told Kitco News.

O’Leary has previously spoken about Trudeau’s poor choices in appointing ministers, and he now added that the prime minister should have replaced Chrystia Freeland, the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

“To me, it was the biggest fault of his mandate. He had such a huge opportunity to put Canada at the forefront on energy, on all kinds of materials, on precious metals, on everything to do with China and we’re selling them lobsters,” he said.

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