Trump Slams Amazon For Putting Retailers Out Of Business

by MR Magazine Staff

President Trump took aim at Amazon in a Twitter post on Thursday, accusing the mega online retailer of not paying its share of taxes and driving retail stores out of business. “​I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before the Election​,” Trump said on Twitter. “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!​”​ ​White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday addressed reports that Trump was about to take action against Amazon, whose founder Jeff Bezos, also owns the Washington Post, during a news briefing on Wednesday.​ “We have no announcements and no specific policies or actions that we are currently pushing forward or considering taking​,​” ​she said, adding ​”the ​p​resident has said many times before he’s always looking to create a level playing field for all businesses, and this is no different.​”​ Read more at New York Post.