"If any new taxes are levied on me, or my company, as our current President plans, I will have no choice but to reduce the size of this company."Siegel isn’t the first and only CEO to push his political preferences on his employees. Bob Murray, CEO of coal company Murray Energy, allegedly pressured his employees to donate money to the Romney campaign. Murray energy workers have also accused the company of forcing them to participate in a pro-Romney rally, give up a day’s worth of pay and face the possibility of getting fired if they didn’t. And Richard Lacks, CEO of car parts manufacturer Lacks Enterprises, urged his employees to vote for Romney on the basis of the claim that four more years of Obama would mean a boost in taxes and a decrease in pay.
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