Harry Reid takes to twitter to accuse Romney of ‘manipulating’ tax returns

 

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is still not satisfied that GOP nominee Mitt Romney isn’t hiding something in his tax returns, despite the fact that Romney has now released his 2010 and 2011 tax returns, as well as a certified summary of his tax returns over the last two decades.

Reid took to his official twitter account Friday night to attack Romney over his tax returns in a series of tweets, including one suggesting that Romney has “manipulated” his tax returns over the years.

“That raises the question: What else in those returns has Romney manipulated?” Reid tweeted.

The Democratic Senator’s tweet referred to Romney’s admission that he did not take the full tax deduction available to him because of his immense charitable giving because it would have lowered his tax rate below 13 percent. Romney had previously claimed he had never paid taxes below 13 percent.

Reid has been a harsh critic of Romney, even going so far as to claim that Romney did not pay taxes for 10 years based on information Reid says he received off-the-recrod from an investor into former Romney company Bain Capital. Reid has yet to substantiate those claims. Romney’s decision to release his tax returns Friday more or less invalidate Reid’s claims, but Reid is still refusing to back down.

Reid also went after Romney on twitter for his comment that the majority of Obama supporters are dependent on the government and think they are victims.

“He says he wants to be president for only half the people but he acts like he only cares for the top two percent,” Reid extrapolated. 

As the saying goes, ‘Haters gonna hate.’ Even if Romney released his full tax returns dating back to age 16, Reid would undoubtedly still find something to complain about or some small item in the returns that he considers ‘shady.’

 

 

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  1. The Troll says:

    I want to know why Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and others have gotten so rich while in office. They should all have blind trusts and should barred from using insider information. Just all the rest of us.

    1. EMF says:

      Troll, I’m not sure about Reid, but I know Pelosi took part insider trading before they made it illegal for themselves… To do it directly anyway.

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