People of Northwest Public Radio
Thu August 16, 2012
Rebutting Tax Criticism, Romney Gives A Number
Originally published on Thu August 16, 2012 3:19 pm
Mitt Romney told reporters Thursday that he has never paid less than a 13 percent tax rate over the past decade. Until now, the presumptive Republican nominee had sidestepped questions about his personal income taxes. Romney has come under withering criticism over the tax issue from President Obama's campaign and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.