So Harry Reid has been darkly insinuating this week that he has heard accusations — from a source he won’t name! — that Mitt Romney didn’t pay taxes for a decade. And apparently Romney is fed-up with these accusations. From The Hill:
Mitt Romney said he has “paid taxes every year, and a lot of taxes” when asked about Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) recent accusations that he hadn’t paid any.
“Categorically, I have paid taxes every year and a lot of taxes, a lot of taxes, so Harry is wrong,” Romney said when asked about Reid’s recent comments. “Harry Reid really has to put up or shut up… I understand what you’re trying to do. You’re trying to deflect the fact that the job numbers are bad, Americans are out of work.”
The best (or worst) part of this is Reid himself doesn’t release his tax returns.