Obama slams 'Romney Hood' tax plan

President Obama on Monday said his opponent Mitt Romney's tax plan is "like Robin Hood in reverse," taking money from middle-class families to benefit the wealthy.

"It's Romney Hood," Obama said at a fundraiser in Connecticut, as a crowd cheered and whistled at the one-liner.

Obama — who has frequently cited a recent report from the Tax Policy Center — maintains that Romney's tax plan would be a burden on middle-class families.

"He's asking you to pay more so that people like him can pay less," Obama has repeated at a string of campaign stops over the last week.

But the Romney campaign has pushed back on the tax report, saying that the author worked in the Obama administration. 

Obama made the comment at one of two fundraisers in Connecticut, where he is expected to raise $2 million for his reelection campaign.

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