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Mitt Romney's quest to replace President Obama took him to Nevada today that -- the home of one of Romney's -- detractors who has been leveling some very serious allegations.
-- congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel on Romney's battle against two top Democrats.
With -- unemployment at eleven point 6% in Nevada and twelve point 6% in Las Vegas Mitt Romney visited a custom truck body company.
To emphasize his plans to champion small businesses and create twelve million jobs arguing present Obama's policies haven't worked.
We -- just down the straight at you like this is about a year ago.
Talking about the economy and we thought things will be better -- now but they're sure not after addressing the crowd a reporter asked if that country is currently in a recession you.
For the 23 million Americans.
It's it's a recession.
For them if not worse -- not a depression.
Nevada is also -- on the senate majority leader Harry Reid who's been attacking Romney with an unsubstantiated allegation.
That Romney hasn't paid ten years a -- taxes and Romney shot back.
Harry Reid really has to put up or shut up all right.
Who are your sources Reid responded quote today the most secretive presidential candidate since Richard Nixon is coming to Nevada asking to be elected president.
Forget about president Mitt Romney couldn't get confirmed as a -- -- secretary.
Reid added in short Romney's message to -- loses this he won't release his taxes but he wants to raise yours.
Ronnie says a study released this week showing his tax plan would raise taxes on the middle class is biased and a joke.
And emphasize this point.
I will not raise taxes on the American people I will not raise taxes on middle income Americans.
And that and the president's assertion and his -- assertion that the country are simply false and he says he's paid -- Sam plenty.
I have paid taxes every year.
And a lot of taxes.
A lot of taxes.
So Harry is simply wrong and that's why I'm so anxious for him to.
Give us the names of the of the people who have put this forward I wouldn't be at all surprised to hear the names are.
People from the White House or the Obama campaign or who knows where they're coming from.
Ronnie went on to say Reid is trying to change the subject because job numbers are bad in Americans are out of work.
Las Vegas did provide Romney with an appropriate backdrop do you argue for changing course on the economy Shannon.
-- an -- live in Las Vegas thanks Mike.
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