Premier François Legault has been tight-lipped about his views on the U.S. election — but he did tweet something today to at least let Quebecers know he's paying attention.
Tuesday, at a press conference, Legault was asked point-blank: "Trump or Biden?"
"I don't intend to get involved in this," replied Legault, implying he wanted to stay out of U.S. politics.
J’ai pris connaissance des résultats préliminaires des présidentielles américaines. On va surveiller ça de près jus… https://t.co/3021NwRYFc— François Legault (@François Legault) 1604496392.0
Legault also said he wouldn't comment on elections in the United States nor "any in the rest of Canada."
Yet today Legault tweeted about the election, stating:
"I have read the preliminary results of the U.S. presidential elections. We will monitor it closely until the final result. We will continue to work hard to make our relationship prosper, regardless of the president the Americans choose."
While the tweet was vague and — unlike Montreal Mayor potential impacts the election outcome could have on Canadians, including Quebecers.— Legault did not endorse a candidate, it shows that he recognizes the
According to Leger, 78% of Quebecers are worried about the outcome of the U.S. election.
The same data shows that Quebec is the most concerned region in Canada regarding the outcome of the U.S. election.