Romney: ‘I Never Paid Less Than 13 Percent’ In Still-Unreleased Tax Returns | Talking Points Memo

The uproar over Mitt Romney’s tax returns has dulled in the wake of his selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate, but it made a return to the campaign trail Thursday when Romney tried once again to put the issue to bed. Instead, he might have raised more questions over whether there’s something still-hidden in the returns he’s vowed not to release.Romney assured reporters in South Carolina that he never paid less than a 13 percent tax rate during the 10 years for which he will not release tax returns. He also said he doesn’t see what the big deal is.


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