UK leadership favorite Truss stumbles over plan to slash pay

Rishi Sunak at an event at Exeter University, Exeter, south west England, Monday Aug. 1, 2022. Rishi Sunak and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss are running to succeed Boris Johnson as party leader. The winner will be chosen by Conservative Party members across the country, and polls of party members give Truss the edge. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)

UK leadership favorite Truss stumbles over plan to slash pay