Gov. Bob McDonnell Defends Mitt Romney’s Comments in Fundraiser Video

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September 20, 2012

7:55 PM

According to Politico, Gov. Bob McDonnell defended Mitt Romney’s statements in the leaked videos released this week on on Fox News’s “Fox and Friends”. In the leaked videos, Mitt Romney harshly criticized Obama supporters for being dependent upon government entitlements, and said many don’t pay income taxes. “So he would say it probably differently today, but it is a significant problem when you have this level of people that don’t pay a significant amount of taxes because they can’t earn a good living,” McDonnell said. “So job creation, economic development through these plans, I think, are exactly the right formula for the country.”

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