The show, hosted by Krishnan Guru-Murthy, saw the candidates answer questions from a studio audience of floating voters.
And it seems as if the faith in those who want to represent the country has gone out the window.
In a video clip uploaded to Channel 4's Twitter, Guru-Murthy asked the audience the following: "From what you heard so far, do you, trust politicians, right? Put your hand up if you trust politicians."
\u201cA show of hands from what you've heard so far.\n\nDo you trust politicians right now?\n\n#C4LeaderDebate\u201d
Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson's recent resignation, the Tory leadership race has been challenging.
Mordaunt, the Minister of State for Trade, narrowed the game with former chancellor Sunak and increased her lead over Truss in the second round of voting by Tory MPs in the competition to be the party leader and prime minister.
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