UK PM’s debate pauses after presenter faints – Deadline

Update, 11:24 a.m.: The last television clash between the students of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Rishi Sunak And the les truss Suddenly stopped today after presenter Kate McCann passed out on air.

Recently launched conservative channel Talk TV From Rupert Murdoch He declared the debate ended just minutes after viewers heard a loud beep from the camera.

The incident happened while current Secretary of State Truss was responding to a question in the discussion – as you can see in the video below.

While producers tried to figure out what to do about the second standoff between their former cabinet mates, former chancellor Sunak and frontrunner Truss wasted no time in taking their bids on the high-stakes showdown with the closest voters they could find. As the Spectator’s deputy political editor, Katie Bowles, of London Television Studios explained:

Both candidates also gave their best to Talk TV political editor McCann.

Previously, 11:08 a.m.: Tonight’s debate chaired by the UK Prime Minister was paused after a loud crash was heard in the middle of the show on Rupert Murdoch’s Talk TV. Scroll down the moment this happens.

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A spokesman for Talk TV operator News UK said there was a “medical issue, not a security issue, and the candidates are fine”.

ITV News political correspondent Carl Dennin tweeted that he understood debate presenter Kate McCann, and chief political correspondent for ITV News. telegraphAnd the fell ill. It was meant to be served with the sun Political editor Harry Cole, but withdrew before the discussion after he tested positive for COVID-19.

The show is trying to get back on the air while we write.

The confrontation between Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss, the two candidates vying to replace him Boris Johnsoncoming a day after their discussion about BBC. Truss camp has been criticized by Sunak for refusing to offer an interrogation of The Big Beast Andrew Neal’s broadcast on Channel 4 later this week.

Talk TV is the recently launched Murdoch-backed channel that features regular programming from the likes of Piers Morgan, and securing the second major cabinet debate was a coup for the network.

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