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Pelosi: On Second Thought, This Whole Tax Returns Thing is a Distraction

mlovetere Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 10:16 AM
Pelosi estimated worth 25 million, and she does have offshore accounts. This Liberal bull--- aint holding water....They don't like it when it gets shoved back in their face...How DON'T you libs like it now!

Behold what a prominent politician's "CYA" instinct hath wrought:

Facing questions about why she and other top Congressional officials won’t release their tax returns, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) downplayed her previous demands for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney to release his, calling the issue a distraction. As recently as Wednesday, Pelosi had strongly urged Romney to provide further disclosure of his tax returns. But today, while maintaining Romney should release more documents because of “custom” and “tradition,” Pelosi said the issue was trivial compared with economic issues. “We spent too much time...