Fact check: Obama camp misleading voters on Romney's taxes
Join the discussion below, or Read more at Fox News.
#2 Jul 15, 2012
A former partner at Bain Capital, who worked at the firm when Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was in charge, acknowledged on Sunday that Romney was “legally” the chief executive officer and sole owner of Bain Capital until 2002, not 1999 as Romney has previously stated, and said that Romney was engaged in a “complicated set of negotiations” over his exit pay for at least two years after he says he left the firm.
“Mitt’s names were on the documents as the chief executive and sole owner of the company,” Ed Conard, who served as a partner at Bain Capital from 1993 to 2007, said in an exclusive interview with Up w/ Chris Hayes. Asked again if Romney was chief executive officer of Bain Capital from 1999 to 2002, Conard said,“Legally, on documents, I suppose, yes.”
Despite Romney's statements that he left in 1999, Conard's new remarks suggest that, in fact, Romney's continued ownership of the firm enabled him to negotiate a better exit deal. "We had to negotiate with Mitt because he was an owner of the firm," Conard said.
#3 Jul 15, 2012
Fox News & Fact Check do not belong in the same sentence. When has Fox ever stated facts?
Add your comments below
|Ted Cruz on Mitt Romney: 'Where he got clobbere... (May '15)||Nov 4||Flea bag Chroncles||2|
|In 2006 Video, Romney Calls Health Care Mandate... (Jun '12)||Nov 3||Lawrence Wolf||61|
|Presidential debate: Will Obama or Romney win t... (Oct '12)||Oct '15||Martin garey||40|
|Romney on minimum wage: 'We ought to raise it' (May '14)||Sep '15||Sneaky Pete||15|
|Ad targets Romney on abortion, Planned Parenthood (Jul '12)||Aug '15||Dan||77|
|Atheist billboards to mock Romney, Obama faith (Aug '12)||Aug '15||Calgary Blue Collar||44|
|Mitt Romney loads up at Costco (Dec '12)||Jul '15||Miss Id||22|
Find what you want!
Search Top Stories - Mitt Romney Forum Now
Copyright © 2015 Topix LLC