Simon said the city "paid for the travel up there," the hotel room and even, "renting a car in Chicago."
When asked about the expenditures, Cole replies that he didn't rent a car on the trip.
"I think she's getting that information like she gets the other stuff," Cole said, "they just make it up."
Ouch and a little more -
Mayor Cole responds, "we have a 42-million dollar budget and if she wants to approve washers and nuts and bolts and asphalt by the gallon then we can do that."
When asked what the city budget is, Simon responded, "I couldn't even tell you, there are so many figures that swim around the numbers I'm focusing on are not huge numbers."
I guess she wasn't lying about the budget before, she is just ignorant.Your comments are welcome.