(KEENE, N.H.) -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is proving that he won't shy away from the tough questions.
Campaigning in Keene, New Hampshire Wednesday, Romney was asked about a statement he made at the Iowa State Fair two weeks ago about how taxes shouldn't be raised on businesses because "corporations are people."
That elicited an angry reaction from a small group at the fair, which turned into a shouting match between them and Romney, a candidate for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination.
When asked Wednesday if he was sticking to his opinion that "corporations are people," Romney wouldn't back down, explaining, "when you say tax corporations, the steel and the vinyl and the concrete, those things don’t pay taxes. Only people do. So high taxes on corporations is high taxes on people, and people are going to go places where taxes aren’t too high."
Romney was also asked about whether he'd keep the current national healthcare law, since he signed a similar measure in Massachusetts while governor there.
While defending the law to cover Massachusetts residents as the right thing to do, Romney responded, "I will oppose Obamacare, that’s number one, and on day one, I’ll direct the secretary of health and human services to grant a waiver to all 50 states of Obamacare."
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