WASHINGTON — Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Sunday joined the chorus of Democrats attacking Mitt Romney for his tenure at Bain Capital, saying the candidate is trying to evade questions about his record there.
“Why is Mitt Romney running away from his company, Bain Capital, like a scalded cat?” he said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “Because there is abundant evidence that under Bain Capital, they were exporting American jobs to low-wage countries. and he doesn’t want to be associated with it.”
Romney has said he left Bain in 1999 when he went to work on the Olympics, but he in fact was listed as CEO, president and chairman on official documents up until 2002.
Durbin said the question of Romney’s involvement could be resolved, in part, if his campaign released more information.