I am not basing this on some figment of my imagination. I have had a number of people tell me that.
— Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), repeating his story of a Bain Capital investor claiming Mitt Romney paid no taxes at all for 10 years, and broadening it in an interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal and other reporters. When asked to identify his sources, Reid declined: “No, that’s the best you’re going to get from me. 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?”