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Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has resisted calls to make his tax history public — following the protocol that his father George started by releasing 12 years of tax returns during his presidential run in 1967 — leaving the details of his massive fortune shrouded in mystery.

David Cay Johnston believes that “there’s something in [Romney’s tax returns] that the governor doesn’t want us to see.” So, in a web exclusive from MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” he asks five questions about Romney’s taxes — and gives Romney his cell phone number so he can respond and clear the air.

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See more of David Cay Johnston’s work here.

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From left Reps. Paul Gosar, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, and Louis Gohmert

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and three other “Sedition Caucus” Republicans held a press conference Tuesday allegedly to decry the conditions at the D.C. jail, which is housing accused suspects awaiting trial for actions during the January 6 Capitol riot. But Greene and her three co-members used the event primarily to further false far-right claims about the insurrection, while wrongly claiming they are being “persecuted” by the government – a talking point Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly used.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir.

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