Latest News:  
Beijing   Sunny    34 / 23 ℃  City Forecast

Home>>World

Majority of Americans want Romney to release more tax returns: poll

(Xinhua)

09:55, July 20, 2012

WASHINGTON, July 19 (Xinhua) -- A majority of Americans want presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to release additional tax returns, according to a USA Today/Gallup poll released Thursday.

In the poll on a random sample of 539 adults, 54 percent said that Romney should do so, against 37 percent who said he should not.

The issue of releasing more tax returns by former Massachusetts governor Romney, also a former successful businessman, has become a hot topic, as the campaign of incumbent president Barack Obama urged him to do so.

Romney, who has released his 2010 tax return and has promised to release his full 2011 tax return, has balked at the idea that he release more tax returns from previous years.

Romney's income was 21.7 million U.S. dollars in 2010, with his personal wealth being estimated to be between 85 million and 264 million dollars. The Obama campaign tries to discredit Romney as a presidential candidate, describing him as a rich businessman who is out of touch with common citizens.

【1】 【2】

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:朱蕤、姚春)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Guided-missile battalion conducts training

  2. U.S. suffers heavy drought

  3. Extra effort needed on China-US investment

  4. Olympic pandas to sojourn in Malaysia

  5. Alien-like marine life in Arctic Ocean

  6. Scientists find evidence for exoplanet smaller than Earth

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. Reforms are promising, but not perfect
  2. Raise awareness of domestic brands
  3. Ivy League not gold standard for teachers
  4. No need to panic about slowdown in China
  5. Commentary: Health of stock market
  6. S. China Sea tensions stirred up with outside help
  7. Elites threaten favorable Sino-US attitudes
  8. Europe's chances of economic recovery lie in unity
  9. Fragile peace barely holds in tense Kashmir
  10. Tokyo's islands stance harmful to ties

What's happening in China

Anheuser-Busch InBev JV fined for unlicensed production

  1. Ford to recall more than 8,000 Escape SUVs
  2. China moves to curb academic degree fraud
  3. Authorities explain huge cost of highway signs
  4. 21,000 families not eligible for benefit
  5. Passenger blacklisted for flight delay complaints

China Features

  1. Famous instant noodle hit by quality scandal
  2. No abnormalities found in Roche investigations
  3. Auchan blacklisted for selling unqualified foods
  4. Robust water contains excessive level of bacteria
  5. Why is TCM worth of commendation?

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai