We had the same issue in Australia where the government was calling for outlaw of encryption (not just e2e) some years ago now.
In that case too it was discovered that the new prime minister had organised his takeover using Wickr a e2e application. And he was quoted as saying something along the lines of the law is more real than mathematics. OR Mathematics has to bow down to the rule of law
And that Prime Minister used to own one of the early ISPs back in the dial up days