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Obama urges Romney to release past tax returns

Rebecca194 Wrote: Apr 14, 2012 1:23 PM
Transparent, my momma's big toe!! We want transparency in government. We want executive appointments made when congress is in session and no Friday at 5 when no one's watching. We want to know what you are telling the Russians. We want to know why you are bowing to our enemies. We aren't interested in tax returns from 1980! Nor do we care what kind of toothpaste the candidate uses nor their position on MadMen! If there was something wrong with Romney's taxes, Obama's IRS would have ferritted it out. I also love how each time his opposition wants Romney to release his taxes, they have failed to do it themselves first.

President Barack Obama has called on Republican Mitt Romney to release his past tax returns, saying that candidates for office need to be "as transparent as possible."

Obama told Univision in an interview conducted at the Summit of the Americas in Colombia that candidates need to disclose their tax records as a way of letting the public know their financial background. It was the first time Obama had made the request personally, His campaign has pressured Romney to release a trove of tax documents going back to the 1990s.

"I think that it's important for any candidate in public...

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