Are tax attacks hurting Romney's credibility?
Debate over GOP candidate's tax returns heats up
- Duration 6:42
- Date Aug 7, 2012
Debate over GOP candidate's tax returns heats up
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Reaction now for the White House the senate majority leader Harry Reid's claims on governor Mitt Romney's taxes the White House saying the senator Reid.
Only speaks for himself but it did not condemn the remarks.
Meanwhile House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi backing -- saying that she believes the information.
Came from a credible source.
Who is that source we do not know as for Reid is not back and down from yesterday.
He issue that I raised has.
You can do it and has everything you.
-- -- More than thirty years who refuses to show the American people -- an -- You could not be confirmed as us secretary.
Of -- president's cabinet and he gets applied to income tax returns.
This is not about me.
Well senator Reid remembers from Nevada -- Suisse okay.
-- -- -- A key swing state in November Bob Beckel talks better former democratic candidate campaign manager.
And -- ten terrorists might speak even better than Bob daily news columnist -- -- co -- of the 5 -- at 5 o'clock in the Fox News Channel.
What's going on YouTube -- more up while I'm look at the Washington Post this morning at four Pinocchio is prepared Reid's claim Andrea.
Yes I don't know why -- borrowing and Tokyo's before happily.
You know yeah he has given for -- is I give Bob for a Nokia is often but yet this and let's that this is nonpartisan -- class or from the Washington Post.
And he comes out and he says.
There's no basis for this I mean think about it -- and he didn't pay taxes the IRS would have been.
All over him that you know what.
I love when Democrats do this I have to say absorption I enjoy this a lot.
Because it makes them look.
Ridiculous and anybody sitting at home is not wringing their hands over where Mitt Romney's taxes are he's RD release.
His taxes -- for two years.
They're saying where the jobs and may -- right.
Maybe it has nothing to do it and I'll tell you what does have to does have that -- Harry Reid has to do it and that's -- senate budget we have not seen -- budget.
From Harry Reid and over 12100 days it was time he shut his mouth and do his job.
-- of that.
-- and -- and apple are yeah.
Act in the Philadelphia -- -- that yet while less for productive for Mitt Romney won his by the is about a month of it.
Didn't get try to change the subject.
And -- the fact is that I I backed read a 100% on this.
I think that a source -- from being capital an investor -- bank capital.
Is -- day -- -- where's your source Bob.
Where's my source Harry Reid.
I'm agony -- what you got so I didn't answer is we'll let you look paying his source is strongly if you if you before we go to that we -- if you listen yesterday to treat this.
The Republican -- committee chairman who who rightly.
So he caught a dirty liar if -- -- dirty like that means that -- -- knows about the taxes will put up or shut up.
And it Mitt Romney -- to end this thing that at least -- taxes like every other presidential candidate.
What is he hide out say what he's hiding he -- paying low income taxes if any and put it off they came and miles we did not I think about it.
-- just highlight that Obama hasn't done his job reforming the tax code remember that was one of his plan all summit at Iowa second -- -- How can you say that would -- -- -- say -- -- your information.
My information is I think it when -- look at somebody who refused to release their taxes you're guessing.
In my guessing.
I a year -- OK let me let me -- -- -- analysts right and I have a right to guess is clear analyzing that.
Look Republicans are saying apparently he's really serious about as he should put out his tax return.
I would we went back Juliet is at it that much he spent most of his adult life in politics -- -- we're very little if any private sector experience I don't know if he's worked in the private sector.
Perhaps for a period of two or three years his net worth is ten million dollars.
-- -- -- that -- I don't know a lot of do that investors don't think why why you guys not keeps insisting here -- that round you of these is taxes like everybody else does.
He's he's -- well at least you have released two years of his taxes and if you wanna talk about not being transparent.
Where are the fast and furious documents that where are Obama's academic guy that -- we're incredibly you know I was there -- -- White House visitors regularly read I -- go on the -- We've gotten from the United States who is hiding his tax return we have a president of the united -- -- have been -- entire like this it I have offered.
Yesterday I got a federal express package for Romney I'd be happy to pay -- sentenced accident but every other presidential candidate by thirty years -- done it and this guy refused to do it ask yourself why.
Are we -- side of the big issue no.
I don't yet and I think Lindsey Graham couldn't have been Allen had.
If you're looking for a job this election's not about Romney's tax returns.
It's about your tax return of the easier if you -- some voters look at America if you -- -- her job you -- put in the hands of somebody who is transparent and you can trust and believe that I don't just to.
Leave that -- period here's the question are voters going to care in November about about more about what Mitt Romney did with his money.
Then both Barack Obama did with ours that is the question and that's why bill I think to the Democrats.
If they wanna keep talking about Romney's taxes let him go -- -- with it makes that -- look -- It's it's really needing any regular -- I'm not a good idea if it takes the if the issues the economy and jobs as it is is not a distraction that works for Democrats.
I don't think it works I don't think it worked I don't think that voters are sitting at home looking.
For Romney's taxes I think they're looking for jobs I think they're looking afraid that President Obama for -- -- And I think this makes them look extremely.
Extremely detail that's the case he would he would then why does -- -- I was gonna create jobs has done that he -- he sure had you -- out what how we don't I he's got you know that disable the crap that you get that everything up that part point plan I've got to kind of an even he has.
Yeah and I think that's a small city though right what.
But but -- -- back to the went on -- Bob you yet even admitted that President Obama.
Has not done anything to reform the tax -- he took every loophole closure of the deduction and ultimately had this President Obama did the let me ask you why didn't he take up the things because the chairman of the -- that -- -- that does that as a Republican number one number two.
Here's a reality to demand running -- negatives there are those odds and you've got to ask yourself why.
Because people don't trust and that's -- will.
And I certainly we will measure that and our next poll OK in the meantime we'll see you guys and seven hours in twelve minutes good that you fairway I know you can't wait.
So shake hands for now.