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Detroit Council hearing adjourned amid shouting match

“You're not my Daddy. You're not going to disrespect me. Grow up! Control your house and learn how to treat women.”

A Detroit City Council special investigative session into a police whistle-blower lawsuit settlement erupted into a yelling match when President Pro Tem Monica Conyers, left, made claims that she was being disrespected. Also shown are Council President Kenneth Cockrel Jr. and Councilwoman JoAnn Watson.

A Detroit City Council special investigative session into a police whistle-blower lawsuit settlement erupted into a yelling match when President Pro Tem Monica Conyers made claims that she was being disrespected.

The argument began when Conyers asked an independent attorney who was testifying if the council could be sued by Detroit residents for approving the $8.4-million lawsuit settlement.

Councilwoman JoAnn Watson said: “They can sue you; I voted no.”

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Added: Apr-11-2008 
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Tags: Detroit, Council, hearing, adjourned, amid, shouting, match
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States (load item map)
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