The Trump administration is considering whether to award Amazon a multi-billion dollar defense contract even as President TrumpDonald John TrumpPompeo, Joint Chiefs chairman challenged Trump plans to withdraw from Syria: report Mexican senators call on Pena Nieto to halt cooperation with US after Trump attacks Trump signs off on memo to send National Guard to southern border MORE takes public shots at the company. Over the past week, Trump has repeatedly derided Amazon on Twitter, with reports suggesting the president is aiming to damage the e-commerce giant and its owner, Jeff Bezos. The company’s stock has tumbled as a result. "I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before the Election. Unlike others, they pay little or no taxes to state & local governments, use our Postal System as their Delivery Boy (causing tremendous loss to the U.S.), and are putting many thousands of retailers out of business!" Trump tweeted last week. Even as the president … [Read more...] about Amid Trump attacks, Amazon competes for lucrative DOD contract
close Video Trump escalates his feud with Amazon on Twitter Trump accuses Amazon of a 'Post Office scam' on Twitter; Washington Examiner reporter Steven Nelson provides insight on Trump's Amazon attacks and White House staff shakeups. Why is President Trump attacking Amazon? Better to ask this question: What do confronting China on trade, cutting red tape, opposing Amazon, resetting fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks, unleashing offshore drilling and renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement have in common? They all stem from President Trump’s ambition to create or keep jobs in the United States. That is the connective tissue of the vast majority of the president’s policies, including his single-minded push to cut business taxes and to recraft our immigration policies to prioritize work skills over family ties. If you look through the prism of boosting employment, you see why, for instance, the president celebrates many big … [Read more...] about Liz Peek: Why is Trump attacking Amazon?
Jennifer Jacobs and Spencer Soper, Bloomberg Published 12:11 pm, Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Jim Young. Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Boxes move along a conveyor belt at the Amazon.com fulfillment center in Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S., on Aug. 1, 2017. Boxes move along a conveyor belt at the Amazon.com fulfillment center in Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S., on Aug. 1, 2017. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Jim Young. As Trump attacks Amazon on Twitter, White House holds its fire 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Judging from his tweets, President Donald Trump appears to have the knives out for Amazon.com Inc. But inside the White House, there are no active discussions about turning the power of the administration against the company, according to five people familiar with the matter who spoke on condition of … [Read more...] about As Trump attacks Amazon on Twitter, White House holds its fire
By Eileen Sullivan and Nick Wingfield, New York Times Published 12:31 pm, Thursday, March 29, 2018 Photo: Rich Pedroncelli /Associated Press Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE- In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo, a box for an Amazon prime customer moves through the new Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sacramento, Calif. President Donald Trump took another shot at Amazon.com on Thursday, March 29, tweeting that the online retailer pays little or no taxes and that it uses the U.S. Post Service as a Delivery Boy. less FILE- In this Feb. 9, 2018, file photo, a box for an Amazon prime customer moves through the new Amazon Fulfillment Center in Sacramento, Calif. President Donald Trump took another shot at Amazon.com on ... more Photo: Rich Pedroncelli /Associated Press Trump attacks Amazon, saying it does not pay enough taxes … [Read more...] about Trump attacks Amazon, saying it does not pay enough taxes
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest As Trump attacks Mueller and FBI, critics warn about special counsel dismissal Political and legal showdowns are looming in the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 133 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs David Jackson, USA TODAY Published 10:30 a.m. CT March 18, 2018 | Updated 7:31 p.m. CT March 18, 2018 CLOSE Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe reportedly kept memos regarding President Donald Trump. USA TODAY CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 133 COMMENT EMAIL MORE WASHINGTON – As President Trump renewed his attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller and former FBI … [Read more...] about As Trump attacks Mueller and FBI, critics warn about special counsel dismissal