Romney: 'I never paid less than 13 percent' in taxes
Updated 12:41 p.m. - GREER, S.C. -- Mitt Romney said Thursday that he had never paid less than a 13 percent effective tax rate after reviewing his returns from the past decade.
The presumptive Republican presidential nominee did not pledge to release any additional returns beyond what he had previously pledged, but essentially quashed rumors that he paid no taxes at some point.
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney arrives at Birmingham International Airport before boarding a plane for fundraising events Aug. 16.
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