Senator Schumer's (Non) Take On P.E.

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There are a few people who consistently top the list when ranking Greedy Anti-Capitalists Carried Interest Tax Enemies, i.e. Private Equity Haters. Senator Charles Grassley. Andrew Ross Sorkin. Victor Fleischer. To name a few.
Then there are the Friends o’ P.E. Senator Inhofe. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson. The WSJ Editorial Board.
But where does Senator Chuck Schumer, the democrat from New York and noted CVS Cocoa Butter devotee, rank? On the fence, apparently. At a small Hamptons Hedge get-together on Saturday, The Schum told DealBreaker that he is undecided when it comes to the taxation.
“I’m still thinking about it,” Schumer said.
So there you have it, private equity lobbyists. We're doing your job for you, discovering undecided Senators. Now just go contact your clients and tell them to get their checkbooks out. Because in Washington, "undecided" always means "now accepting campaign contributions."
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