Detroit City Council member demands quid pro quo – votes for bailout cash
As the city of Detroit contemplates bankruptcy, some leaders in the city don’t think they should have to go bankrupt and renegotiate the current contracts and unfunded future entitlements the city has. They want some of Obama’s stash.
This is the America we are voting for.
That’s right, I did not use the “quid pro quo” quote to make a sensational headline, she did it herself.
City Council member JoAnn Watson said Tuesday the citizen’s support of Obama in last month’s election was enough reason for the president to bailout the struggling the city. (Click the video player to listen)
“Our people in an overwhelming way supported the re-election of this president and there ought to be a quid pro quo and you ought to exercise leadership on that,” said Watson. “Of course, not just that, but why not?”
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