Fleeing Americans Crash Canada’s Immigration Site
A lot of Americans aren’t planning on sticking around for a Trump presidency. Cenk Uygur and Grace Baldridge, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. CLICK HERE to become a Wolf PAC member
“As election night results revealed a frighteningly close race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, nervous Americans considering an exit strategy apparently crashed Canada’s immigration website.
The site has been working intermittently throughout the night with high levels of traffic. The Huffington Post wasn’t able to reach a representative from Citizenship and Immigration Canada for comment.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau entertained the idea of welcoming Americans fleeing a Trump presidency in March, during a global town hall hosted by HuffPost Canada.
“Cape Breton is lovely, all times of the year,” he said with a smile, referring to a viral website that has encouraged Americans to seek refuge on the small island off Canada’s Atlantic coast should Trump win the election.”
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