Liz Truss is the candidate of hope, declares Penny Mordaunt

by 24britishtvAug. 2, 2022, 6:50 a.m. 24
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Penny Mordaunt has backed Liz Truss’ bid to become prime minister, hailing her as the "hope candidate". Speaking at a hustings in Exeter, the former defence secretary - who came third in the Conservative leadership contest - said deciding between Ms Truss and Rishi Sunak had been "difficult" but that she had "seen enough". Introducing Ms Truss, she continued: "Her graft, her authenticity, her determination, her ambition for this country, her consistency and sense of duty - she knows what she believes in, and her resolve to stand up against tyranny and fight for freedom." Read more: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2022/08/01/liz-truss-candidate-hope-declares-penny-mordaunt/ Subscribe to The Telegraph with our special offer: just £1 for 3 months. Start your free trial now: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/customer/subscribe/digitalsub/3for1/?WT.mc_id=tmgoff_pvid_conversion-subscription_editorial-iniative_03-22_EGW-13_organic_youtube Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.

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