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In 2007 Mitt Romney Struggled To Explain Tax Pledge Flip-Flop

Mitt Romney is often attacked for his shifts on social issues. But this 2007 clip from an interview with 60 Minutes reveals Romney’s also had a tortured explanation for his refusal to sign an ATR no new taxes pledge while running for Governor in 2002 saying, “I didn’t change my mind. I was running for Governor of Massachusetts and now I’m running for a different office.”

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact Andrew Kaczynski at andrew.kaczynski@buzzfeed.com
 
 
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