Top Ministers Joked About Sending Tanks Against Freedom Convoy Protesters

Two ministers with key portfolios in the Trudeau government joked about sending tanks against the Freedom Convoy a few days after the trucker-led protest had settled in Ottawa, according to text messages.
“How many tanks are you asking for,” wrote Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino to Justice Minister David Lametti on Feb. 2. “I Just wanna ask Anita how many we’ve got on hand,” he added in reference to Defence Minister Anita Anand.
“I reckon one will do!!” replied Lametti.
Trucks had started arriving in Ottawa on Jan. 28, and tens of thousands of protesters joined over the weekend to demand the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions….

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