Democrat Harry Reid TRIPLES Down: ‘Of Course’ Romney ‘Paid Taxes;’ But Will Reid Apologize for his Lie?

Harry Reid

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Democrat Senate Leader Harry Reid recently admitted that he lied about Mitt Romney not paying taxes for ten years, an invented narrative Reid created out of thin air as a way to question Romney’s character and credibility and continue to demonize Romney as being an evil, money-grubbing capitalist.[/vc_column_text][banner300 banner=”5517620b381df”][vc_column_text]In the heat of the 2012 presidential campaign, Senate Majority Leader Reid spoke the outrageous lie, using his position of power on the Senate floor, even though he had not an ounce of evidence that the accusation against Romney was true.

A week ago, Reid justified the lie, in pure Saul Alinsky “ends justifies the means” fashion.

When asked by CNN’s Dana Bash if Reid had any regrets about his false accusations about Romney, Reid answered, when Bash said that some people are calling his tactic “McCarthyism,” “Well, they can call it whatever they want. Romney didn’t win, did he?”

Reid, who resides in a lavish Ritz-Carlton penthouse while living off on a government salary his entire career, but yet thinks he qualifies to use the class envy card, was given yet another chance to apologize for his seedy ploy.

In an interview with Fusion, interviewer Jorge Ramos asked Reid, “August 2012, you said on the Senate floor that Mitt Romney had not paid taxes in ten years. But there was no evidence of that. Did you purposely lie?”

Reid snipped that the issue has been “blown out way out of proportion,” and claimed that his only goal of the blatant lie was to get Romney, the Republican challenger to Democrat Barack Obama, to reveal his tax returns to the American people.

When Ramos pointed out that Romney had told CBS that he had “paid taxes every year. A lot of taxes,” Reid retorted, “But that’s a phony answer! Of course he paid taxes [again, admitting he lied to the American people]. What he didn’t do is let us see his tax returns.”

Reid was again provided the opportunity to retract his lie, albeit belatedly, but the stubborn entrenched “progressive” Democrat again refused to apologize for his politically motivated smear.

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h/t:  The Daily Caller [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.
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