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Political Panel, April 19: Trudeau's first week

Justin Trudeau's got a week under his belt as leader of the Liberal party, and -- as could have been predicted -- it had its ups and downs. The Conservative Party wasted no time in running an attack ad, which shows Trudeau performing a striptease at a cancer fundraiser. Liberals brushed the attack off, calling it "bullying"...But comments to Peter Mansbridge following the Boston Marathon bombings have since provided more fodder for Trudeau's critics, when he said that we should be examining the root causes of terror. The Prime Minister slammed that idea  as being soft on terror.


But is all this enough to derail the Trudeau train so soon? Our political panel -- CBC TV's Julie van Dusen and Canadian Press' Rob Russo -- is here with their take...


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