Chancellor Rishi Sunak walks off during interview: "I refer you to his words"

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  • Chancellor Rishi Sunak walks off during interview: "I refer you to his words"
    Rishi Sunak has broken his silence on the furore over Downing Street parties and refused to give his unequivocal backing to Boris Johnson.
    The potential successor as Tory leader abruptly ended an interview on Tuesday when pressed on whether he gave his full support to the Prime Minister.
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  • Manchester Evening News
    Manchester Evening News  4 months ago +484

    Think his dinner was ready...

    • Mr Bojangles
      Mr Bojangles 3 months ago

      Poor little Richie he’s only 5 foot 4 . This is what happens when cousins get married

    • Denis Burgess
      Denis Burgess 4 months ago

      No paper is irrelevant

    • YT123
      YT123 4 months ago

      LMFAO & LOL & HAHA
      FOOD COMES FIRST 😁

    • SB
      SB 4 months ago

      @LightingDesk With cheese and wines

  • Scott Scotty
    Scott Scotty 4 months ago +2068

    "We investigated ourselves and found nothing wrong, except for we are underpaid so we are giving ourselves a raise." (every government inquiry ever)

    • Liliana Farran
      Liliana Farran 4 months ago

      @Littletime I totally agree with you on your last sentence!

    • Littletime
      Littletime 4 months ago

      @Liliana Farran the point I was trying to make was getting rid of most of them in favour of competent ones albeit at greater cost. However, thinking about it that wouldn't work. The best workers aren't motivated by money alone but rather the love of doing the job and doing it well.

    • Liliana Farran
      Liliana Farran 4 months ago

      @terry boland moved down to insulting? Why I'm not surprised! 🤔

    • Liliana Farran
      Liliana Farran 4 months ago

      @terry boland didn't know that you happen to possess extrasensory abilities! 😄 What other secret talents you hide apart from being boring and guessing?

  • Ry D
    Ry D 4 months ago +671

    What an absolute state UK politics is in. Never in my life would I have thought to see adults in charge our country act so childish, very scary times

    • BruvaBob
      BruvaBob 3 months ago

      Can yu imagine if labour was in charge and running this country over the last year or two??? we would all be dead or in the gulag

    • M N
      M N 4 months ago

      @Nicky Phoenix Maggie supported Pinochet do you even know what that means?

    • ben trem
      ben trem 4 months ago

      @xela Yes, you have every right to be stupid if you want to be…

  • Cella- 🔥𝐆𝐨 𝐓𝐨 𝐌𝐲 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐥 [𝐋!𝐯𝐞]🔞

    What an absolute state UK politics is in. Never in my life would I have thought to see adults in charge our country act so childish, very scary times

  • MrFoffof
    MrFoffof 4 months ago +119

    'The Ministerial code is clear on these matters...' Ah yes, the ministerial code that gets roundly ignored whenever a Tory breaks it (see Patel, Priti & Patterson, Owen)

    • DopamineMVWM
      DopamineMVWM 3 months ago

      Why are you saying their names like that? Very odd.

    • ben trem
      ben trem 4 months ago

      And BabyBlair, keep up…

    • miguel nepomuceno
      miguel nepomuceno 4 months ago +2

      @paymydues don't give up to them so easily stay and struggle together

    • Dougal Tolan
      Dougal Tolan 4 months ago

      @paymydues even non main stream parties? No independents or green or the like?
      How about you stand for election.

    • paymydues
      paymydues 4 months ago +2

      Time for all these charlatans to BE REMOVED permanently.All full of shite, think of themselves and treat us and the country with contempt and SO BLOODY GOOD at AVOIDING answering ANYTHING with INTEGRITY and HONESTY.Says it all and I shall never vote again EVER!

  • Fred Atlas
    Fred Atlas 4 months ago +58

    Nothing hypothetical about it, johnson and the other people who attended the parties, parties plural, were breaking the rules. They broke the law. It doesn't matter if it was parties or anyone consumed alcohol or not, the rules on gatherings inside or outside were clear

    • George Doherty
      George Doherty 4 months ago +1

      Agree fully that was it plain and simple , no matter what spin they amazingly try to get you to believe.

  • john s
    john s 4 months ago +70

    Are we ever going to get politicians that will answer questions! Probably never and they wonder why people see them as a joke.

    • GuruTruthSpeak
      GuruTruthSpeak 4 months ago

      But the people vote them in, and will continue to vote them in! Completely fickle, mad af, and deserve everything they get!

    • Marvellous132
      Marvellous132 4 months ago +1

      @Patrick Cavanagh Apologies. I should've been clearer. Politicians are wasting OUR time if they go on tv to infirm us, then refuse to answer questions.

    • Patrick Cavanagh
      Patrick Cavanagh 4 months ago

      @Marvellous132 I am not wasting my time.

    • Marvellous132
      Marvellous132 4 months ago +1

      @Patrick Cavanagh well you're not sure, don't waste everyone's time taking part in an interview in the first place. Surely they're supposed to be informing the public with the platform given to them. If they can't, don't (or won't) give answers, what is the use of them in that capacity?

    • Patrick Cavanagh
      Patrick Cavanagh 4 months ago

      @Marvellous132 Well if you are not sure, you are not sure.

  • [MARIA]H0T Girl-C0me 0ver L!ve

    What an absolute state UK politics is in. Never in my life would I have thought to see adults in charge our country act so childish, very scary times

  • Starlight Sky
    Starlight Sky 4 months ago +1

    Well I have never been to a party that has lasted 25 minutes, just imagine a party like that. Hello everyone, have a drink, goodbye 🤓

  • FionnC
    FionnC 3 months ago +2

    The irony of a man who's job "forecasts government spending in the next financial year" not wanting to answer hypotheticals.
    Satire.

  • Ralph Davidson
    Ralph Davidson 4 months ago +635

    It always amazes me when politicians feel justified in not answering questions by calling them "hypothetical"!

    • dancheyne
      dancheyne 4 months ago

      @Bono Not true. The Prime Minister could scrap the Ministerial Code altogether if he wanted. That wouldn't mean ethics has therefore been scrapped. His answer concerned a voluntary tradition that isn't fit for purpose and didn't actually address the difference between right and wrong.

    • Bono
      Bono 4 months ago

      @dancheyne and the ethics are outlined in the code which say he should go. He answered the ethical question, but you’re right, that doesn’t mean the PM will choose to do the right thing.

    • SuzeSinger
      SuzeSinger 4 months ago +1

      @Cantrip1957 ...Yeah...we need REAL journalists.....to 'strap them down' ....n MAKE THEM CONFESS ¡¿¡
      😀😁😉😊😈🤣🤣🤣

    • SuzeSinger
      SuzeSinger 4 months ago

      Yeah....how about..HYPOCRITICAL¡¿¡¿

  • Robin Hislop
    Robin Hislop 4 months ago +1

    I just want one interviewer to ask straight out, if those denying the charges received an invite themselves!

  • M
    M 4 months ago +1

    You know it was a good party when you have to have an enquiry to remember if there was a party.

  • Andrew
    Andrew 4 months ago +36

    ‘What happens if Russia invaded Ukraine?’ That’s a hypothetical any MP is happy to answer. So why is THIS hypothetical so tough?

  • A D
    A D 4 months ago +12

    Whether he thought it was a work event or no work event, HE BROKE THE FRIGGING RULES FFS 🤦🏻

  • James Findlay
    James Findlay 4 months ago +912

    TYPICAL POLITICIAN ANSWERS EVERY QUESTION EXCEPT THE QUESTION THAT HE'S ASKED

    • AIsingularityAI
      AIsingularityAI 4 months ago

      because the question is a trap. you would not last 5 mins in London.

    • pabo 197886
      pabo 197886 4 months ago

      @person8203
      Name a HONEST PLOT TICIAN?They ain’t never hounded out of their jobs.

    • Turbo Levo
      Turbo Levo 4 months ago

      Test for shadowban

    • Arrosto
      Arrosto 4 months ago

      he did answer.. ministerial code says he should quit if he lied

    • |PhantoM|
      |PhantoM| 4 months ago

      Because the question is trying to catch them out? Whether it’s true or not no shit they aren’t going to answer completely honestly the second the ask. Same thing if u have a girlfriend and they ask a question which u know if u answer they will get pissed

  • Emily An
    Emily An 4 months ago +1

    What an absolute state UK politics is in. Never in my life would I have thought to see adults in charge our country act so childish, very scary times

    • opzz xsin
      opzz xsin 4 months ago

      He's chomping at the bit to get that PM job!

  • jibjobjobe
    jibjobjobe 4 months ago +3

    Sunak: a man for all seasons.

  • Roderick Antony
    Roderick Antony 4 months ago +98

    One year ago to this day my Mother left this world due to Covid and all this so called man can think is about is himself and his own future. Love you MUM.

    • MARINE NICO
      MARINE NICO 4 months ago

      @elf-ovener Dude come on, that's not somethingyou make a joke about, just rude and disrespectful

    • Miss Marple's Apprentice
      Miss Marple's Apprentice 4 months ago +1

      @Roderick Antony I'm very sorry for your loss. Grief is dreadfully painful. The more you love, the harder the grief. I'm glad you posted...it was meant to be. Unfortunately a paid agent provocateur has entered the conversation thread. Best to ignore the cupid stunts and not rise to their bs. Easier said than done, (I know as I've fallen for their antics before). You've got to let it out even if it means wailing at the moon. I truly hope you find peace soon. Very best wishes to you. 🌞

    • MK
      MK 4 months ago +2

      @elf-ovener mate you’ve got serious issues

    • Grim
      Grim 4 months ago +1

      @elf-ovener bro wtf

  • Jonny2284
    Jonny2284 4 months ago +1

    "So you believe that the same Prime minister who explained to the nation the lockdown rules when he says he didn't know it was wrong?"

  • Not now I’m busy!
    Not now I’m busy! 4 months ago +390

    Imagine having a government full of these people 😳

    • Curious Cynic
      Curious Cynic 4 months ago

      It was like this most of the history. :) The fast media just makes it more obvious.

    • Not now I’m busy!
      Not now I’m busy! 4 months ago

      @Ricardo glad you admit it, now run along

    • Ricardo
      Ricardo 4 months ago

      @davesy yes of course I get the point. I’m just wondering technically what rule he broke?

  • David Holgate
    David Holgate 4 months ago

    Shows me he is savvy... He knew what was coming and took control of the situation.

  • Francelee Paris
    Francelee Paris 3 months ago +2

    Chancellor:‘I’m fully behind the prime minister … after all, you have to get behind someone to stab them in the back… my colleague Michael Gove knows all about that…’😂😂😂

  • Christopher
    Christopher 4 months ago +63

    Imagine their was a ‘Sue Gray’ drinking game and every time you heard her name you had to drink a shot of spirits . You’d last about 60 seconds..

    • B Mack
      B Mack 4 months ago +1

      sound slike the perfect game for the next no10 garden party!

    • Clive Costa-Correa
      Clive Costa-Correa 4 months ago

      Sunak's teetotal. For now at least.

    • paul green
      paul green 4 months ago +2

      I feel that Sue will be thrown to the wolves after this, they will go on about there normal business

    • Brian Whittington
      Brian Whittington 4 months ago +9

      In a few years a Sue Grey will become the name for a pointless exercise in wasting time.

    • John von Horn
      John von Horn 4 months ago +2

      We'd probably be fined for breaking Covid restrictions.

  • Foodways Distribution
    Foodways Distribution 4 months ago +1

    He didn't walks off , that was the end of the interview and time agreed for his questions.

  • L L
    L L 4 months ago +289

    This demonstrates their utter contempt for us, the general public. We pay their wages, they should answer the questions.

    • HL
      HL 4 months ago +1

      @elf-ovener Ironic, generally the small minded are the first to sling insults once confronted.

    • David MG
      David MG 4 months ago

      yup

    • Cully X
      Cully X 4 months ago

      @s h Spot on

    • Cully X
      Cully X 4 months ago +1

      @Matt 😂 😂 😂 👍

  • Walt Jabsco
    Walt Jabsco 4 months ago

    Remember, we are all in this together🤣😂🙃

  • Peter Constant
    Peter Constant 4 months ago +2

    He said his piece and was relentlessly pursued on the same subject so he called a half to proceedings, pure and simple he would have only been repeating what he had already said.

  • Gary Harkness
    Gary Harkness 4 months ago +1

    He didn't walk out he ended the interview

  • Gary D
    Gary D 4 months ago +1

    "I refer you "too" his words" - Stunning journalism

  • Leo Fox-williams
    Leo Fox-williams 4 months ago +201

    'I'm not going to get into hypotheticals' Rishi I assure you this is very real...

    • S B
      S B 4 months ago

      Who gives a shit. We had a good party christmas 2020 as well. Chrs.

    • John Doe
      John Doe 4 months ago +2

      The finding by Sue Gray's inquiry that the Prime Minister has lied *is* indeed hypothetical since the inquiry hasn't concluded.

    • Hollowman
      Hollowman 4 months ago +9

      @MjolnirAC “MjolnirAC” you got pwned

    • Lesley Thornton
      Lesley Thornton 4 months ago

      🤣

    • SpiRi7
      SpiRi7 4 months ago +16

      @MjolnirAC “MjolnirAC” It literally means, imagined or suggested but not necessarily real or true: a hypothetical example/situation.

  • Cynthia Wheeler
    Cynthia Wheeler 4 months ago

    I’d walk out ifI was asked the same question over and over.

  • @Camdinho
    @Camdinho 4 months ago +1

    Actually I think he answered the questions pretty well. The reporter was clearly setting out traps for him and he could either jeopardise his job by saying he feels that the pm is lying or he could’ve easily jeopardised his future career by unequivocally backing Boris.

  • James Raj
    James Raj 4 months ago

    Amazing bunch of politician we have👌

  • Bertie Wooster
    Bertie Wooster 4 months ago +1

    Good for him !!

  • opzz xsin
    opzz xsin 4 months ago +1

    ‘What happens if Russia invaded Ukraine?’ That’s a hypothetical any MP is happy to answer. So why is THIS hypothetical so tough?

  • David
    David 4 months ago +12

    When the going gets tough and you don't know what to say.... Just tell a big fat lie or simply walk away.
    Its alarming that we have these wimps running our country.

  • jake Stevens
    jake Stevens 4 months ago +1

    The way he answer’s (or doesn’t answer) questions reminds me of Theresa May, and it’s no less tiresome.

  • joseph chuks
    joseph chuks 4 months ago +2

    Correction !! He didn't walk out mid interview. It was already over.

  • WolfricLupus
    WolfricLupus 4 months ago +1

    You'd think Manchester Evening News would know the difference between "too" and "to", after-all, journalists are supposed to be good with their native language.

  • Jude Warner
    Jude Warner 4 months ago +1

    Same Q. asked half-a-dozen times with different words = harassment. In a Courtroom the Judge's response would have been ''Asked and answered'', closing questioner down.

  • Pete Rembranch
    Pete Rembranch 4 months ago

    Not the first time a minister has walked out of an interview. I remember John Nott doing it to Robin Day.

  • Stephen Richardson
    Stephen Richardson 4 months ago +12

    He’s just as much of a disgrace, sneaky and a liar as Boris. The fact he backs Boris so much should take him out of any potential PM replacement.

    • Smurfs Rule
      Smurfs Rule 3 months ago +1

      @Stephen Richardson Lol.....unfortunately we already have smurfs ruling over us........hence the statement contained in my moniker.

    • Stephen Richardson
      Stephen Richardson 3 months ago

      @Smurfs Rule na I think you should be pm! No joke! I also think you should receive a knighthood as Sir Smurf’s Rule!

    • Stephen Richardson
      Stephen Richardson 4 months ago

      @Awtistiaeth and? Yes I agree when will they? Oh wait they can’t he just walks off. Plus let’s face it, there wouldn’t be an honest answer anyway.

    • David MG
      David MG 4 months ago +1

      yes je is

  • Julie Newman
    Julie Newman 4 months ago +32

    He was at these parties, this is why he is sticking up for Boris

    • Francelee Paris
      Francelee Paris 3 months ago

      He wasn’t ‘cake’ ambushed because he curried favour with the PM…😂😂

  • Chris Gironde
    Chris Gironde 4 months ago

    Of course I believe the Prime Minister.
    Like all Ministers I want to keep my job

  • Adele Jones
    Adele Jones 4 months ago +1

    His unflinching cold eyes and his general body language reveal what a cold, calculating liar this man is. He is well versed in lying and having things his way. Dreadful man, but truly representative of the hierarchy of the Conservative party.

  • Neil Barnes
    Neil Barnes 4 months ago +5

    The real question surely is this: is it essential to have no understanding of right and wrong to join the Conservative Party, or is it just considered a useful extra?

  • Lord Frazer Irwin
    Lord Frazer Irwin 4 months ago +9

    I'm old enough to remember when we had real statesmen and women in government not apologies for same. People who had spent time working on the shop floor, in the fields, real people we could believe and look up to.

    • Beaulieu onnp
      Beaulieu onnp 4 months ago

      Yes, same there. You knew where you were with them. Hancock and Boris are conartists

    • Sheik Yerbouti
      Sheik Yerbouti 4 months ago +2

      That's because it's career politics now. Long gone are the days of Ramsay Macdonald et al.

    • Alan Harding
      Alan Harding 4 months ago +1

      Me too. It is very, very saddening when you compare the politicians of a few decades ago with the unprincipled lot we have now.

  • Pete S
    Pete S 4 months ago +1

    To walk away at an interview is just rude..he is the Chancellor...he's merely postioning himself for the next job..

  • Adrian Rose
    Adrian Rose 4 months ago

    I’ve lost what respect I had for him.

  • Baldeep Birak
    Baldeep Birak 4 months ago +49

    Hypothically there was a party, should Boris stay? Will the party answer this question now?

    • Chris Taylor
      Chris Taylor 4 months ago

      @Christine Knight cringin hell

    • Christine Knight
      Christine Knight 4 months ago +1

      With All the Brexsht Mess, the media has the Sheep focused on a "party"..... Jeez!

    • Dream146
      Dream146 4 months ago +1

      BJ still needs to wait for the enquiry to get back to figure out if he went to a party or not. Worrying that a man who can't remember what he did on Friday has access to nuclear weapons but that's the state we're in.

    • Chris Taylor
      Chris Taylor 4 months ago +1

      Literally said I won't get into hypotheticals but okay 👌

  • featherbrain
    featherbrain 4 months ago

    He didn't exactly "walk out", he terminated the interview after being asked repeatedly stupid questions.

  • cogidubnus1953
    cogidubnus1953 4 months ago +157

    And who actually lives in the house attached to the garden where the Party took place...and was therefore fully aware of it, if not complicit? Clue, he wasn't far away from the interviewer.

    • Oak ,Ash Thorn
      Oak ,Ash Thorn 4 months ago

      @GuruTruthSpeak I was trying to be opptormiskic

    • GuruTruthSpeak
      GuruTruthSpeak 4 months ago

      @Oak ,Ash Thorn
      "the people won't get fooled again"
      PAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! The sheep will do as they're told! They might baaa baaa for a while, but they'll soon fall back in line like the obedient sheep they are!

    • cogidubnus1953
      cogidubnus1953 4 months ago

      @John Beaton And every other Friday night the partying occurred? Some alibi...

    • John Parish
      John Parish 4 months ago +1

      @terence barrett lol

  • Donald Duckie
    Donald Duckie 4 months ago

    Come on. He didn’t ’walk out’ on the interview the interviewer had had the answers and was looking for more.

  • Di Ckhead
    Di Ckhead 4 months ago

    Just in case I’ve missed it, can someone remind me who’s conducting an investigation? 😂

  • Synns
    Synns 4 months ago +8

    Said a lot to me, it’s been investigated and I wish to stay impartial so if Boris wins I keep my role and if he loses I can go for his job 😉

  • Allan Jones
    Allan Jones 4 months ago

    Good on him, the media do my nut in with there constant pursuance of confessions or dirt on Boris. If he doesnt answer the question twice he doesnt want to answer it for sure.

  • Ed Coupé
    Ed Coupé 4 months ago +137

    2022 ladies and gentlemen, where a prime minister who made the rules regarding covid goes to several parties during covid and then claims he wasn't told he shouldn't. For anyone thinking Sunak is a different kind of Tory, may I submit that he fucking is not.

    • Extremist Content
      Extremist Content 4 months ago +1

      @John Francis true

    • B2
      B2 4 months ago

      @elf-ovener Umm...British Indians actually earn more per capita (possibly linked to their higher educational standards than the white British) . Ergo, they pay more tax, which means actually, they're paying for the British.
      And dare I bring up the east India company, and how it paid vast taxes to the British Government to the extent that it was actually knighted?
      Even though according to the own records of the East India Company they never made a profit from the trade. So all the taxes they paid to the British Government came from taxes taken from India. I can refer you to many sources to prove this. A Harvard University professor called Clingingsmith would be a good place to start.
      However, given the kind of statements you make I doubt you would have the intellect and academic ability to read a journal article.

  • K.C.
    K.C. 4 months ago

    Well done Rici. I also believe that PM was telling the truth.

  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell 4 months ago

    What about "wait for the investigation" dont these interviewers understand?

  • barrie Williams
    barrie Williams 4 months ago +1

    He believes the PM! 😂🤣😂

  • Carl Mount
    Carl Mount 4 months ago +1

    ‘To’ his words, surely? Details matter, as when you’re claiming to misunderstand rules you had a huge hand in setting.

  • Know it all
    Know it all 4 months ago +188

    His actions speaks volumes

  • Graham Turner
    Graham Turner 4 months ago +1

    Sunak cannot have been unaware of the multiple parties taking place on his own doorstep.

  • Neil Barnes
    Neil Barnes 4 months ago +3

    I love how the idea of Johnson lying is “hypothetical”. We know his ‘tell’ when he’s lying: his lips move 😂

  • Epic Ellen
    Epic Ellen 4 months ago

    We're in for a very rocky road on this corrupt little island. I'm glad my parents, and grandparents aren't here to witness the last ten years or more

  • David the doushe
    David the doushe 4 months ago

    Imagine if he is the next prime minister 😳

  • FIREHAWK1979
    FIREHAWK1979 4 months ago +335

    He looks pleased at the thought of potentially becoming prime minister himself.

    • J J
      J J 3 months ago

      God help us non of them are really fir the British people

    • Anuj Agrawal
      Anuj Agrawal 3 months ago

      @chandra kanth im sure he belongs to the most "peaceful" religion 😂😂

    • Anuj Agrawal
      Anuj Agrawal 3 months ago

      @Truth Stands Out lol 🤣🤣

    • Ritual Chaos
      Ritual Chaos 4 months ago

      If so... we're all fecking doomed.

    • sylviareed80
      sylviareed80 4 months ago

      @Curious Cynic Maybe the country is ready. I hope so.

  • John Chilton
    John Chilton 4 months ago

    I absolutely despise these people and their deplorable way of avoiding telling the truth. Wonder what wording they'll use in the report to try and justify the goings on at the time?🙄

  • Dawn Moll
    Dawn Moll 4 months ago

    He ended the interview BEFORE he was asked…..spin on this is horrendous

  • Clare Swinney
    Clare Swinney 4 months ago

    He made the rules, he broke his rules and now we’re waiting for someone to find the proof to then hand it back to him to decide weather the rules were broken! 🤦‍♀️
    Our parliament is a joke!!

    • Stevean2
      Stevean2 4 months ago

      make sure you're not only angry at this though.

  • Andy Barrass
    Andy Barrass 4 months ago

    He didn’t refuse to back him, he concluded the interview just before it was asked. Liar 🤥

  • Tony Sheerness
    Tony Sheerness 4 months ago +147

    An inquiry is meaningless he is guilty and Boris said he takes full responsibility, so why hasn't he resigned because he does not take responsibility.

    • PurePlay
      PurePlay 4 months ago +2

      @David I couldn't have put it better myself.

    • Kev Vere
      Kev Vere 4 months ago +4

      because he has npd

    • Casper Wallace
      Casper Wallace 4 months ago +7

      He needs the enquiry to come out - to hide behind it. He is the highest level of MP in WM so the report comes to him. He can then delete, what ever he doesn't want people to see. He can even decide just to over ride it as he did with the Patel Bullying report. He didn't like it so he ignored it.
      Classic teachers marking their own homework.

  • Dave of Yorkshire
    Dave of Yorkshire 4 months ago

    When your asked the same question repeatedly eventually you give up and walk away... A very bad interviewer incapable of subtly or keeping him talking...
    Either the interviewer was incompetent or they wanted him to walk away to manufacture this headline...

  • amir rezai
    amir rezai 4 months ago

    No one is perfect. Some get red handed and some still doing it.

  • Bear
    Bear 4 months ago +15

    Leave him alone, we don’t know what he had to rush off for…I mean, Boris throws a top party & we can’t have him miss out. He’s probably paid for the oysters.

  • chelsea Daddy
    chelsea Daddy 4 months ago

    He didn't walk out. He just concluded the interview ffs

  • koiun dwrru
    koiun dwrru 4 months ago

    His actions speaks volumes

  • horse battery
    horse battery 4 months ago

    0:56 the surpressed anger in her face is a picture...

  • Under the Stars
    Under the Stars 4 months ago

    Our next PM 😻

  • Fluffykeith
    Fluffykeith 4 months ago

    "I refer you TO his words"
    Not "TOO"
    Bloody hell....

  • bilij pdan
    bilij pdan 4 months ago

    'The Ministerial code is clear on these matters...' Ah yes, the ministerial code that gets roundly ignored whenever a Tory breaks it (see Patel, Priti & Patterson, Owen)

  • Scan
    Scan 4 months ago

    I have friends I look at very differently now, how anyone could vote tory with Johnson in charge shows a distinct lack of judgement.

  • the4fibs
    the4fibs 4 months ago +2

    Come on, "to" versus "too". Made the headline genuinely confusing for a moment.

  • A C
    A C 4 months ago

    The question was asked as he was already walking away. He didn't avoid the question by walking away after the question was asked.

  • Eric Dodd
    Eric Dodd 4 months ago +88

    Do you believe Rishi didn't know of his father in law's investments in companies benefitting from government contracts either?

    • ts_xl
      ts_xl 4 months ago +1

      @elf-ovener why are you willing to believe ignorance to people of his colouration?

    • CrystaLLse
      CrystaLLse 4 months ago

      @elf-ovener racist?

    • RAJ KHIMANI
      RAJ KHIMANI 4 months ago +1

      @elf-ovener Oh dear, that old chestnut!!

    • ts_xl
      ts_xl 4 months ago +1

      @elf-ovener what? why?

    • AT WALKER
      AT WALKER 4 months ago +2

      Was that the story that's been over shadowed by this week long MSM coverage of bumbling boris confirming what everybody knew anyway (Something to do with an investigation confirming their knowledge/participation of a "vip" queue for PPE contracts)

  • Simon T
    Simon T 4 months ago

    Disingenuous to say he 'walked out', clearly a time slot was allocated and pressing him on something he's already answered wasted time that could have been spent on his area.

  • Pesi Belau
    Pesi Belau 4 months ago

    They really forget that they work for us so we have every right to harass them.

  • 100%Jim
    100%Jim 4 months ago

    I'm up for a decentralised government.

  • Peter Simms
    Peter Simms 4 months ago +1

    They’re all in it together:()

  • Roger Mellie
    Roger Mellie 4 months ago

    Rishi "I'll be careful what I say right now because in the next week I am hoping to be PM" Sunak

  • Paul M
    Paul M 4 months ago

    To be a good liar you need to have a great memory. And very loyal friends.

  • Mole
    Mole 4 months ago

    I love that now we need clickbait on actually news. That's not what walking off looks like. He knew he'll walk off before the last question was even asked.

  • George Doherty
    George Doherty 4 months ago

    I thought he had some moral fibre , seems I was wrong. I hope people remember those who still backed this disaster of a PM when he eventually goes !

  • elena sh
    elena sh 4 months ago

    Johnson could survive if he:
    1. Immediately rescinds all lockdown measures;
    2. Apologises for the fact that they were disproportionate;
    3. Makes way to repay fines and quash convictions;
    4. Offers his resignation to the Party (which they could refuse).

  • Brynn Howell
    Brynn Howell 3 months ago

    Well done for walking off - this country is a laughing stock by the press continually going on and on and on

  • Colin Meads
    Colin Meads 4 months ago

    There is only so many times that you can say the same answer to an ignorant reporter who just will not accept the answers. Well done Rushi

  • ridefast0
    ridefast0 4 months ago

    Description is wrong. Sunak was already leaving the interview when the questioner asked about his support for the PM. And it's 'to' not 'too'. Amateurs?

  • autopatina
    autopatina 4 months ago +15

    He became very stressed & tense🤔
    Breathing increased & voice pitch raised, then bolted at first opportunity 😂😂

  • Joseph Maxwell
    Joseph Maxwell 4 months ago +2

    He did the right thing; answered the question within the confines of the ministerial code and then left the building.
    What’s wrong with that?