David Siegel, founder and CEO of Westgate resorts, has sent an email to his 7,000 workers threatening layoffs if President Barack Obama wins in November.

But Siegel says he is not trying to influence his employees to vote one way or another.

He, however, writes that if any new taxes are levied on him, "I will have no choice but to reduce the size of the company."

Siegel has confirmed the letter is real.

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