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February 24, 2016

Mitt Romney: I Completely Understand the National Mood. We're Mad as Hell and We're Not Going to Take It. Also, FYI, I Heard Donald Trump Hasn't Paid Income Taxes in The Past Ten Years

Earlier he was talking up how he had caught Populism Fever, while claiming he hadn't yet made up his mind on an endorsement. (But also, that he's working behind the scenes with some people? Which people? And aren't the people you're working with (Rubio, I assume) the ones you've already decided to endorse?)

Then he went on Neil Cavuto a few minutes ago and said he has it on "good reason" to believe that there's a "bombshell" in Donald Trump's taxes.

"This [releasing their taxes] will give us a real sense of whether these people are on the up and up and whether they've been telling us things about themselves that are true or not," Romney said. "Frankly, I think we have good reason to believe that there’s a bombshell in Donald Trump’s taxes."

“What do you mean?” Cavuto asked.

"I think there's something there," Romney said. "Either he's not anywhere near as wealthy as he says he is or he hasn’t been paying the kind of taxes we would expect him to pay, or perhaps he hasn’t been giving money to the vets or to the disabled like he’s been telling us he’s been doing, and the reason that I think there's a bombshell in there is because every time he’s asked about his taxes he dodges and delays and says, well, we're working on it."

Well his "Good reason" turns out to be "he hasn't released them yet," which doesn't seem like a very good reason to me.

Very strange flurry of claims from Romney.

If any of this is true, obviously, it could be big. But it sounds so.... Well, it sounds like Harry Reid.

The "hasn't paid taxes in ten years" isn't what he actually said. That's a reference, of course, to Harry Reid's claim about Romney, which turned out to be sourced from John Huntsman's dad.


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