“He’s refused to release his tax returns, as we know. If a person coming before this body wanted to be a Cabinet officer, he couldn’t be if he had the same refusal Mitt Romney does about tax returns. So the word is out that he has not paid any taxes for 10 years. Let him prove he has paid taxes because he has not. We already know from one partial tax return he gave us he has money hidden in Bermuda , the Cayman Islands, and a Swiss bank account. I am not making that up – that’s in the partial year that he gave us. Mitt Romney makes more money in a single day than an average middle-class family makes in 2 years or more. “
“I don’t think the burden should be on me. The burden should be on him. He’s the one I’ve alleged has not paid any taxes. Why didn’t he release his tax returns?”
“If this flood of outside money continues, the day after the election, 17 angry old white men will wake up and realize they’ve just bought the country.”
“I just think it’s a mistake for someone who is supposedly representing Hispanic issues to do what [Rubio] has done [on the nomination of Mari Carmen Aponte for ambassador to El Salvador].”
“National Public Radio went looking for one of these fictitious, millionaire job creators… Millionaire job creators are like unicorns, they are impossible to find and don’t exist.”
“My Republican friends, these poor folks, are being led like puppets by Grover Norquist.
They are giving speeches that we should compromise on our deficit but never do they compromise on Grover Norquist. He is their leader.”
“It’s very clear that private-sector jobs have been doing just fine; it’s the public-sector jobs where we’ve lost huge numbers, and that’s what this legislation is all about”
“The Tea Party was the result of a terrible economy. I’ve said that many times, and I believe that.
That will pass. They will lose a number of seats next year.”