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Obama Adviser: Anxiety Among Wealthy Over Washington's Policies is 'Hyperventilation"

Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers

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Anxiety among the nation's wealthiest people about Washington's policies are little more than "hyperventilation," according to one of President Obama's top economic advisers.

Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, said Friday that any wealthy people who feel they are being targeted by the White House or other policymakers are overreacting.