Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:43 PM
TroyD (4,512 posts)
Judge to rule on Romney testimony: Staples' value may be key
October 24, 2012
CANTON, Mass (Reuters) - A Massachusetts state court judge delayed for a day a decision on whether to make public testimony that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gave more than two decades ago in divorce proceedings involving the founder of the Staples Inc office products chain.
The testimony included a disputed June 1991 assessment by Romney of the value of Staples, according to a person who spoke with the founder's ex-wife.
Maureen Sullivan Stemberg, the former wife of Staples founder Tom Stemberg, appeared at a court hearing in Canton, Massachusetts, outside Boston, to say she had no objection to making public Romney's testimony in her divorce.
The testimony could become public less than two weeks before Romney faces incumbent Democratic President Barack Obama in the November 6 election.
The Boston Globe newspaper on October 15 asked the court to make the testimony public before the election. Its attorney, Jonathan Albano, argued in court on Wednesday that it was appropriate for the court to reassess the need to keep the records private now that Romney is seeking the presidency.
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Judge to rule on Romney testimony: Staples' value may be key (Original post)
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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 08:46 PM
Politicalboi (11,843 posts)
1. So if the find him guilty of perjury
And he's "president", what is that going to cause? We need to know if he's guilty of perjury before the election.