In town to give a speech on combating climate change at the Montreal Chamber of Commerce, just a week after US President Donald Trump announced he was ditching the Paris Climate Deal, Obama again expressed his feelings on Trump’s latest decision.
"Obviously I’m disappointed with the current American administration decision to pull out of Paris, we’re going to have to act with more urgency,” he said. “I’m looking forward to the United States being a leader, and not just on the sidelines going forward."
While Trudeau did not attend his buddy’s speech, the two later met up for dinner, complete with candles and wine glasses, at the Liverpool House restaurant, where they discussed how to get young leaders involved in their communities.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) June 7, 2017
True to form, the internet was thrilled – with the response, of course, largely focused on the two leaders’ "bromance."
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) June 7, 2017
— Cali-Conservative (@CaliConsrvative) June 7, 2017
Of course, the moment reminded many in the Twittersphere of the classic White House bromance – it is, after all, the gold standard.
— Maggie Jordan: (@MaggieJordanACN) June 7, 2017
Some, quick to throw shade, even took shots at Trump.
— Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) June 7, 2017
— Bradford Pearson (@BradfordPearson) June 7, 2017
Is there anything that could’ve made this dinner even better?
— Brent Thacker (@brentdthacker) June 7, 2017
Alas, the dinner date between the two politicians had to come to an end.
— Genevieve Beauchemin (@CTVBeauchemin) June 7, 2017