A look at the political week that was:
- Mitt Romney’s very bad week included claims he may have made false statements on filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission which had him listed as CEO, president, and shareholder of Bain Capital 3 years after he has repeatedly claimed he left the company.
- Romney is also fighting back claims that Bain invested in a company that specialized in outsourcing jobs to China.
- Vanity Fair reports on Romney’s shady money and possible offshore bank accounts. All of these stories will keep the temperature turned up on the Romney campaign with the ultimate purpose of forcing him to release his tax returns.
- Mississippi’s only remaining abortion clinic will continue to stay open for now but future remains uncertain.
- House Republicans waste time yet again with a meaningless vote to repeal Obamacare. This vote is the 33rd time Republicans have attempted to repeal the law knowing it had absolutely no chance of actually passing.
- Clearly, House Republicans are determined to be the least liked group in Washington, DC, as they also voted this week to cut food stamps for low income Americans.
- A D.C. police officer who had been assigned to the motorcade periodically has been removed from his job for threatening to kill First Lady Michelle Obama.