Romney Tells Reid He’s Paid `A Lot of Taxes’ Every Year

by Wall Street Job Report on August 3, 2012

Romney Tells Reid He’s Paid Taxes Every Year, ‘A Lot of Taxes’Mitt Romney said today that he has paid federal income taxes every year and suggestions otherwise from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid are false.

“I have paid taxes every year, and a lot of taxes — a lot of taxes,” the presumptive Republican presidential nominee said during a news conference in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

“So Harry is simply wrong and that’s why I’m so anxious for him to produce the names of the people who have put this forward,” Romney said. “I wouldn’t be at all surprised to hear the names are people from the White House or the Obama campaign.”

Reid, a Nevada Democrat, said in a speech yesterday that Romney hadn’t paid taxes for 10 years and should release previous years’ tax returns to prove otherwise. He repeated the charges in a statement released by his office last night, accusing Romney of “hiding something.”

Read the full story at Businessweek.

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Only one way to get this off the table, follow George Romney’s lead and fully disclose. It can only hurt if there is something to hide. As it is, supporters have no comeback to charges something is being hidden. Obama finally coughed up a birth cert.

by Jim George on August 3, 2012 at 7:14 pm. Reply #

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