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Rob Emmanuel back in New York to raise money for his old boss President Obama of course -- now the mayor of Chicago.
And busy doing so by tapping into the very same not Wall Street -- as Charlie Gasparino would put it fat cats that the president wants to attack because that's how the president in the past is described them.
President Obama ramping up his reelection -- -- Charlie Gasparino joining us on the phone.
I know you view aided -- until I hate you on the song it's I have so much -- couple -- underwear -- system thank you.
Thanks so much that's I think it's Rahm Emmanuel down well -- that you know one of the best restaurants in this city says that what where else can fact that's.
-- already did this -- down as you know.
What -- the fact.
Kept it out of their -- seen you know the limousine liberals that they are they go to -- which is an amazing restaurant but he's -- -- -- -- was hanging out at assisting in the last night.
It's probably you know sixty -- that he knows in the upper east side of Manhattan.
He was accompanied by this kind is kind of like he's outside economic advisor -- Michael Sachs.
-- -- -- big hedge fund Grosvenor capital.
And here's what we do know that'll go back Emmanuel eat out there are basically actively placing money could've put the president so we put the we'd put big question right to them is -- in town.
To squeeze some more money out of the fact Katz that the -- to tackle all the time.
What they tell me and the -- this is where this story gets kind of funky and weird.
He's trying to get New York businesses to basically higher -- Chicago.
I think about what New York businesses.
Are there really and we have excellent we have Wall Street banks and he's really impaneled to tell the banks to open -- -- Chicago yeah.
-- maybe the second I mean Citibank has a big office in Chicago that it about it.
Where -- -- -- that would Citibank expanded Chicago area is itself so certainly.
You know but you know look that's what they say and it's you know who knows has -- between getting him to expand.
You know Citigroup opening up another Austin Chicago like they really -- one.
He's got his -- -- he had an extra money.
I mean this story spun in a lot of ways it's fun because as you know the president -- to attack Wall Street.
But he's also taken money from that there's no doubt about that.
Emmanuel is a guy with a lot -- connections on Wall Street was that's what it was.
-- an investment bankers I've worked Wasserstein -- was on the board of Freddie Mac.
This is a guy with lots connections on the street -- a lot of money but I wanted to know in addition to do what what businesses they reduced their cabinet -- they won't tell.
You know what Charlie both both Democrats and Republicans really just like.
Right now -- -- dogs -- -- John Barrasso of Wyoming Republican was here yes I will hit.
About -- markets aren't the Republicans aren't.
Sit around call people -- you know instead let me -- -- -- but it wouldn't we we last week we reported our it was the first report.
That Chris Christie at a moderating it was state Colin I mean I'm Leo -- equal opportunity abusing here but what I'm telling you.
Is that what I that would administration goes on the attack against Wall Street raises money.
It's very just even two points I'd -- want to make your number one they won't tell us which businesses alleged businesses.
To try to get to expand in Chicago number -- they won't tell me who picked up to split picked up to ten -- -- of the debt that was expensive.
And I bet you.
I'd that you would get Iraq -- -- is felt it was not a matter well I -- it was Michael back -- Typically to the more interesting story in New York today about I don't -- -- and I didn't I don't.
Actually I think well there's another worries about -- may -- some -- maybe you maybe you think its interest in I don't think about it all about it all I don't know what's that gonna come on you've got that one -- -- -- -- -- -- What do you make it like like I go to just -- this woman's house or something.
No I wasn't but now that you mention.
That I'm me thinks it's listed at the lady doth protest again I don't.
I don't know nothing about this other events it was a this apparently the mortgage Staley banker.
Involved and day out and -- you know Morgan Stanley tells me.
That there they're trying to track him and America.
She -- doubt I'm gonna be neutral on this could have I -- could be a -- Somehow I doubt it but you know that's -- -- that but anyway.
The try to track down they called -- mystery.
Inside Morgan Stanley as to what this -- was doing apparently this woman wanted to expand some sort of Internet.
-- If you -- believe that it had this aspect.
Yes stating that you pay for big cities that have you know -- -- -- -- for -- you know maybe they were -- as it was all legitimate -- dating service what.
A ceiling like a year I mean when you come into this building and let out -- -- all the time.
So I don't look like it was works it is bush also I do okay thanks Charlie come on and we -- you -- all right Charlie Gasparino off.