Ann Romney says “There’s nothing we’re hiding.” (Except for the facts in our tax returns.)
During an interview that’s scheduled to air on Thursday, NBC’s Natalie Morales noted that people were still calling for the Romneys to release more than two years of tax returns.
“Have you seen how we’re attacked?” Ann Romney said, leaning forward in her chair. “Have you seen what’s happened?”
“Are you angry that it’s been in the press?” Morales wondered. “I mean, should you not be questioned about your finances?”
“We have been very transparent to what’s legally required of us,” Ann Romney replied. “But the more we release, the more we get attacked, the more we get questioned, the more we get pushed. And so, we have done what’s legally required. And there’s going to be no more tax releases given.”
“To the American people, though, when they hear about perhaps accounts with your name on it overseas and tax shelters, they feel like you may be hiding something,” Morales pointed out.
“There’s nothing we’re hiding,” Romney explained. “You know, we’ve had a blind trust for how many years? We don’t even know what’s in there. It’s been managed by blind trust since before Mitt was governor, you know, 2002 forward. And so, you know, I’ll be curious to see what’s in there too.”
You know? Just trust Ann — she’s not hiding anything about what she doesn’t know about. Quit attacking them for things that make them uncomfortable. Shhh. Steve Benen points out how radical the Romneys are being about hiding their tax returns… Continue…