Mitt Romney's campaign lashed out at the Obama campaign in a Sunday statement following a wave of attacks from Democrats over Romney's offshore bank accounts.
In a statement to reporters, Saul said:
The Obama campaign's latest unfounded character assault on Mitt Romney is unseemly and disgusting. Mitt Romney had a successful career in the private sector, pays every dime of taxes he owes, has given generously to charitable organizations, and served numerous causes greater than himself. Barack Obama has become what he once ran against – a typical politician willing to use false and dishonest attacks to save his job after failing to do his job. The American people expected more from this president, and he continues to let them down.
Obama campaign spokesperson Lis Smith emailed TPM this response:
If highlighting the fact that Mitt Romney had a Swiss bank account and put his money in offshore tax havens is "unseemly and disgusting," perhaps he shouldn’t have done it in the first place. He can put this whole debate to bed by following decades of precedent and releasing additional years of tax returns to prove that he didn’t use these offshore accounts and corporations to avoid paying U.S. taxes. Until he does, Americans have to wonder just what he is hiding.