A day ahead of Mitt Romney’s scheduled campaign and fundraising swing through New Jersey, New Jersey Democratic Committee Chairman John Wisniewski slammed the prospective GOP presidential nominee.
“Despite being asked repeatedly on the campaign trail, Gov. Romney seems to be afraid to share his budget plan,” said Wisniewski on a conference call with reporters.
“Why won’t he release more than one year of his tax returns? Even Gov. (Chris) Christie believes Mitt Romney should release his tax returns.”
Romney is coming to New Jersey to join state Sen. Joe Kyrillos (R-13) on the campaign trail. A former state director of the 2008 Romney Presidential campaign and close ally of Gov. Christie’s, Kyrillos wants to challenge U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) in the 2012 general election.
Backing Menendez, Wisniewski drilled Romney for seeking additional income tax cuts on top of the Bush tax cuts, but mostly chafed under what he called the Republican presidential candidate’s early obfuscations.
“Mitt Romney has clearly said he would eliminate federal programs, but he’s vague on cuts. He admits his plans cannot be scored by groups that evaluate those plans. …We can really only guess what some of these cuts could do to New Jersey’s families. We need to have Mitt Romney discuss his budget plan and release his tax returns. Voters have a right to know how Mitt Romney earns his money. Everything gets scrutinized.”