Andy Kopplin, Landrieu's chief administrative officer, attempted to plead poverty as an attorney for the city lobbed softballs his way regarding the many financial strains on the city's budget, such as federally mandated reforms of the jail and the Police Department.Well, ok, then.
Giarrusso cut them off. "I'm not interested in the city's problems," she said, shaking her head. "That doesn't matter. I've ordered you to pay this."