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Forum Post: Obama Adminstration tells Wall Street he's on their side

Posted 6 years ago on Feb. 9, 2012, 9:59 a.m. EST by guru401 (228)
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Obama: I’m going after Romney, not Wall Street

President Obama has message for Wall St. — I will not demonize you, just Mitt Romney and his ties to you.

That assurance was conveyed by Obama’s campaign manager Jim Messina in a private meeting with nervous Democratic donors from the financial services industry, Bloomberg News reported Tuesday.

Messina met with some of Obama’s biggest backers this week at the members only Core Club in Manhattan, where he was questioned about the increasingly populist tone of the President’s reelection campaign.

The campaign chief responded that Mitt Romney was the target — not the private equity industry that enriched the former Massachusetts governor, two people who were at the meeting told the news wire.



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