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Donald Trump attacks Washington Post, calls it Amazon's 'chief lobbyist'

The newspaper is privately owned by Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive officer of the online retailer. Amazon does not own the Post

Reuters  |  WASHINGTON 

US President Donald Trump called the Washington Post the "chief lobbyist" for Amazon.com Inc on Thursday, repeating his unsubstantiated attack on the newspaper. The newspaper is privately owned by Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive officer of the online retailer. Amazon does not own the Post. Trump regularly lashes out against what he perceives as critical articles in the Post as well as the New York Times and CNN. On Thursday he took issue with a story headline in the Post on China retaliating with trade penalties against U.S. products. "The Fake News ...

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First Published: Thu, April 05 2018. 21:49 IST
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