- Robert Rubin -- U.S. Treasury Secretary 1995-99 under President Bill Clinton, formerly at Goldman Sachs and Citigroup, currently at the Council on Foreign Relations -- stated that "an estate tax helps avoid accumulation of inherited economic and political power."
- Richard Trumka -- President of the AFL-CIO -- said, "Anyone who pretends to care about cutting deficits while opposing the restoration of the estate tax is clearly residing on a different planet."
- Abigail Disney -- grandniece of Walt Disney, Founder and President of the Daphne Foundation in New York City, Vice Chair of Shamrock Holdings board -- believes that taxes helped her family amass its fortune.
- Julian Robertson -- founder Tiger Management hedge funds, now a private investor, philanthropist, founder of Robertson Foundation -- thinks "that the least deserving recipients of wealth are inheritors."
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