Reince Priebus: Sen. Harry Reid Is a 'Dirty Liar'

The RNC chair slams Sen. Harry Reid's claims on Mitt Romney's taxes.
3:00 | 08/05/12

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Transcript for Reince Priebus: Sen. Harry Reid Is a 'Dirty Liar'
Harry Reid made a pretty explosive charge this week he said Mitt Romney hasn't paid taxes in ten -- -- was on the senate floor. The word's out that he hasn't paid any taxes for ten years. But -- prove that he has paid taxes because he has. Now you know senator Reid's only source there according to him as an anonymous -- investor. Whose identity he won't reveal isn't appropriate for the democratic leader in the senate. To make a charge like that with no more evidence an anonymous source. -- I don't know who. Harry -- source says but I think of anything and Romney could clear this up and -- But -- I do know that Mitt Romney could clear this up and ten seconds. By releasing the 23 years of tax returns that he gave to John McCain when he was he when he was being batted for vice president. Or even twelve years of tax returns that his own father sat where what was appropriate. Because one era tax returns like he's released could just be for show but -- -- -- -- all let's not forget that -- ago. On on the second -- a week ago Mitt Romney said -- in response to a reporter's question when asked if he had ever paid a rate below thirteen point 9%. Then he -- shack and get back to us and you know I I'm glad I wasn't holding my breath waiting for Mitt Romney to get back to us -- answering that question let's. Response right away to what you just wrote here -- -- what. I mean do we want to continue down -- direction. Unemployment above 8% for. Countless months a president that hasn't lived the mission hasn't fulfilled the promises people are better off today than they were three or four years ago. Do want to continue that direction. Heck now and as far as Harry Reid is concerned listen I know you might want to go down that road I'm not going to respond. To a dirty liar. Who hasn't filed a single page of tax returns himself. Complains about people -- money but lives in the Ritz Carlton here down the street so if that's on the agenda. I'm not gonna go there this is just a made up issue the -- and spend any time talking about. They're -- -- is probably just -- dirty liar you stand by that you think Harry Reid's dirty liar. I just said it. So do so what do what do you want from him right now. Listen. This president has a job to do and Harry Reid has a job to do. We have an opportunity in this country to save the very idea of America. Takes two to bring back -- days of of of liberty and freedom the American dream. And the fact is what we're just we're not doing well right now. As an economy. And this president is the head of this country. And he has not fulfilled the mission and he hasn't lived up to the promises that he made to the people of this country and and it's hard to believe. That the president of 2008. When he campaigned and said he was gonna bring America together. That he would trot out -- area. And try to divide this country and spread this division and hatred it's ridiculous. It's wrong it's untrue.

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