He fought in court to avoid it. But former Governor Rick Snyder had to answer questions today from attorneys in a civil lawsuit on behalf of Flint residents.
Former Special Prosecutor in the criminal cases, Todd Flood says this all comes down to what did he know and when and what did he do.
Snyder was calling the shots when Flint was under a state takeover and the source of water was switched to the Flint River from Detroit to save millions.
Within months cases of lead poisoning were happening mainly among kids and later an outbreak of Legionnaires Disease kills dozens.
It is not known when the deposition will be made public and if it will assist the Michigan Attorney General and Wayne County Prosecutor decide on criminal charges against Snyder.