Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr to take stand for second day in bankruptcy eligibility trial

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr is expected to stop up to the witness stand again in the city's bankruptcy eligibility trial Tuesday.

Monday, Orr and Governor Rick Snyder were grilled for hours by attorneys who represent unions and retirees.

Orr described Detroit's financial problems as dire, saying that 19 billion dollars in debt includes 3.5 billion in pension under funding.

The governor cited attorney-client privilege when asked if the bankruptcy filing was the plan all along. He did talk about bankruptcy being a last resort.

Meanwhile, attorney's for retirees spoke outside of court yesterday.

The testimony continues in bankruptcy court Tuesday morning with Kevyn Orr taking the stand again.

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