BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday defended her Senate counterpart for claiming that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney hasn’t paid income taxes for 10 years.
Romney has said he pays taxes every year and that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is wrong.
Top Republicans say Reid is telling lies.
Pelosi, who was campaigning in Florida, said though the allegation is unproven she didn’t think Reid was wrong to put it out there. Reid has said only that the tip came from a former Romney associate. He also has said he isn’t sure it’s true.
Reid has raised the claim in media interviews and on the Senate floor.
Read More at OfficialWire. By Matt Sedensky.
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