Romney Tax Petition
Burlington, VT Today, Democracy for
America (DFA), Daily Kos and MoveOn,org Political Action unveiled that in 4 days
of the Whats Mitt Hiding campaign, the 3 organizations gathered over 224,000
signatures demanding full disclosure from Republican Presidential candidate
Gov. Mitt Romney. The coalition of progressive organizations will
deliver the signed petition to Gov. Romneys campaign headquarters in Boston,
MA on Friday. "Its unbelievable in this day and age that a candidate running
for the highest office in the land would not opt in for full disclosure of
their financial records,said Jim Dean, Chair of DFA.Gov.
Romney should have followed in the footsteps of his father and been a leader in
transparency. Instead, hes opted to
hide the truth from the American public.
Mitt, what are you hiding?
We know Mitt Romney made millions by firing American workers,
outsourcing jobs and keeping his money overseas, said Chris Bowers, Campaign
Director at Daily Kos. His refusal to release his tax returns raises
suspicion that her found even more ways to get rich by weakening the American
Its clear by now that
Mitt Romney is hiding something. Whether
its something embarrassing, like his dancing horse habit, or more nefarious,
like dodging taxes the rest of us have to pay, voters have a right to know what
Mitt Romneys been up to, said Justin
Ruben, Executive Director of MoveOn.org Political Action. Its long past
time for him to release his returns.
Democracy for America, Daily Kos and MoveOn.org Political Action will hold a
press conference on Friday to deliver the signed petitions to Gov. Mitt
Romneys Presidential election headquarters.The press conference will
urge the Romney campaign to release his tax returns publicly for full
transparency proving that Mitt Romney has nothing to hide.