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We'll be towards going bust and just days after the city officially filing for bankruptcy.
The labor unions started filing -- lawsuit -- -- to keep their pensions.
One of the city's biggest financial obligations that it just can't covered Lisa says it's -- -- -- union represented if one of those groups suing him at work.
Why do you think that the -- can still pay its bills.
Well the -- could still pay its bills because Detroit has not shown business if Davis -- And one of the things that there was a prerequisite to filing for bankruptcy.
They've got to be really showed -- their assault and they haven't done it to this point.
If you try to stand over -- -- -- in hand consultant fees are paid 260.
Billion dollars in vendor fees they have not collected 800 million dollars as old by people like -- villages -- DTE.
Employees continue to work overtime on a daily basis and so they have not shown -- -- insolvent at the start.
So the idea though is.
Kevin or who who's -- administrator over this entire process.
It's come out said that your union in particular but unions in general then really.
Make a lot of points in other words you guys had -- -- -- opportunity to make these points and bring -- arguments -- But there were things like you know you don't -- -- negotiate you have problems with citing confidentiality agreement there was always something that's sort of kept the -- from the bargaining table.
And hence -- where you are right now.
Well that is just disingenuous sort of restore -- -- at this store has never met would be.
The -- acknowledge -- I sent him three letters to individuals he told other individuals and he understood that he had obligation to give back to me and he planned to do so.
-- has never got back to -- him to bargain anything at anyone point.
-- send him an email I even taped a letter on his door.
Trying to get in -- witness to war.
So list or just -- very disingenuous.
When he says that.
He also has indicated he's been over backwards.
-- to be -- -- -- do you have a -- over backwards at all.
I've been in four different sessions -- or was in the immediate first -- That we had at the airport and in that session that was just a preliminary session another three sessions will also put it -- what they were held vigils -- -- In those particular -- we talked to them.
As well as we gave back questions and -- information back where we -- weighed in on him.
Could you -- back to solicit or has not been available and has not made himself available and an Eagles game.
You know we were running out of time but I want to ask how do you fill when a lot of people.
Including myself to be quite frank -- -- looking from the outside looking in.
Feel like millions -- a huge amount of responsibility for the problems that Detroit have has right now.
Well -- deaths overall statement of me and I think when people ought to be focusing on his that you have a governor.
Who took an open office to uphold the state constitution and this governor -- now in violation of article nine section 24.
Of the constitution by him or hurricane.
An anonymous to order for a bankruptcy I think that is an issue that people ought to be concerned about.
Did you have a governor raised his right hand took the oath of office and now the violation of the constitution.
Yeah well you know I'm I'm sure a lot of people don't you know talk about what's happening right -- here -- now but we're talking about events that led to this moment because it didn't happen overnight I will say.
What happens I think there's going to be a fast track hearing on this what happens if if the judge just even roads.
The sides does not deciding your favor what's the next move for the unions.
While I think that we're gonna continue to move we're gonna appeal.
This did this decision if it comes down the other way but I think that again you have to look at what the -- -- they have a bargain in good faith.
And given that -- there are pretty record since that have to be met.
Prodded and being able to file for bankruptcy they have not -- metals prerequisites I think that people need to stay tuned stay focused.
And look at how this governor as well as -- or.
Has not been transparent with the public did not -- transport system transparent with the -- and -- tried.
Even though he has consistently -- that.
Right -- you tell you this is the largest bankruptcy in America's history so we will certainly stay tuned and stay focused and we will probably ask you back thank you very much for your time tonight.
Thank you know.
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