Photo of NPR via Twitter
When British TV presenter Kay Burley suddenly found himself without the guest with whom he had planned to interview – Conservative Party Chairman James Cleverly, she refused to stop her.
Instead she directed her pile of questions to the empty chair where Cleverly had not been.
"Where is he? Probably 15 feet from where I am," Burley told Sky News. " The Kay Burley Show. ." I was going to see him during the break. He said he shouldn't have come and talk to us today, even though they said they would talk to us. "
It seems that the interview on Wednesday morning would have been heated as Burley began to list the pressing issues that
But even without her distinguished guest, Burley led
First, she said, she wanted to discuss Tuesday Daily Telegraph ] on Tuesday, when Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson compares the leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn's Labor Party with Joseph Stalin.
Then Burley wanted to discuss the comments of House of Commons leader Jacob Rees-Mogg, a conservative who said that the victims of the Granfell Tower fires did not use "common sense" the fire department's instructions to stay inside the burning building in 2017.
"You remember, unfortunately, how many people died in this," Burley said in the vacated chair. "Why is he still a cabinet member? I wanted to ask him about that. "
NPR Photo via Twitter
She had other questions – whether the Conservatives could seek to extend the Brexit deadline, about the alleged suppression of a report on Russian intervention in British politics, and whether he considered the Conservatives "having a good day."
that number 10 on Downing Street is watching our show, "Burley said. "The spin doctors at Number 10 on Downing Street absolutely reassured me through the text that when politicians make the rounds in the morning, they will make this program. And more: We have an empty chair."
Cleverly told on a radio program that he had never been booked on Burley's show and that he could not fit into an interview with her: "I was sitting in this studio, preparing to talk to you like now I do And she said, "I want you to come to my show now." And I like to think I'm a pretty decent multi-tasking person, but physically I can't be in two places at the same time. "
But many saw Deadly do a tough interview with Burley – and still bail out.