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Romney Staff Spent Almost $100,000 in State Funds to Purge Records in 2007

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 06: Former Massachusetts Gov. and Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney speaks about his plan to increase jobs and boost the U.S. economy at McCandless International Trucks, Inc. September 6, 2011 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Romney, who won the GOP presidential caucuses in Nevada in 2008, is introducing his plan two days ahead of President Barack Obama's scheduled jobs proposal speech to Congress. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Mitt Romney’s staff spent nearly $100,000 of Massachusetts state funds to purge electronic records at the end of his governorship in 2007, a legal but unusual move, according to state officials. Because if there’s no evidence of a position, there can’t be a flip-flop.

Romney Spent Almost $100,000 to Purge Records