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Congressman: Romney ‘Raping Companies’

Rep. Jim Clyburn defended the Obama campaign for attacking Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital, implying Tuesday that the former Massachusetts governor was involved in “raping companies.”

“This is not an attack on free enterprise. I want say to you, I don’t take contributions from payday lenders. I refuse to do that. That’s free enterprise,” Clyburn (D-S.C.) said on MSNBC’s “Jansing and Co.” “There’s something about that enterprise that I have a problem with. And there’s something about raping companies and leaving them in debt and setting up Swiss bank accounts and corporate businesses in the Grand Caymans. I have a real serious problem with that.”