Michigan Governor Apologizes for Flint Water Crisis

Protestors are calling for Gov. Rick Snyder's resignation amid the public health emergency.
1:16 | 01/20/16

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We'll move on to that water crisis in Michigan. The governor apologized last night promised to clean up the lead contaminated water in Flint as he faces new lawsuits and calls to resign. ABC's Alex Perez has the latest. Reporter: Overnight, governor Rick Snyder appealing to the people of Flint, Michigan. Government failed you, federal, state and local leaders by breaking the trust you placed in us. I'm sorry most of all that I let you down. You deserve better. Reporter: Delivering his state of the state address, Snyder trying to convince his critics he's doing everything he can to resolve the water crisis. But as the governor delivered his speech inside -- angry protesters outside calling for him to resign. All: Shut it down. Reporter: Attorneys filing a class action lawsuit against the governor ever as well as city and state officials. They were silent. They were staring at a public health emergency and they sat on it. Reporter: And the mayor of Flint is in Washington, D.C. Where she is meeting in a closed door meeting with president Obama to discuss the situation here and also lobby for more federal help. Amy, George. This one went on for far too long. Thanks very much.

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