Amid Washington’s growing hostility, Amazon has taken to Twitter to discuss US Senator Elizabeth Warren’s work practices and tax issues in a highly aggressive public relations strategy.
The Massachusetts senator, a top consumer protection advocate in Congress, began a war of words on Thursday, criticizing the agency for exploiting tax evasion. Amazon said it was following congressional written legislation
“I didn’t write the loopholes you use, @Mamzan – your army of lawyers and lobbyists did it.” He wrote. “But you bet that I will fight for your fair share. And fight busting your union. And fight to break the big tech so you’re not strong enough to hack senators with weird tweets. “”
Friday on the company’s @ AmazonNews account Response, Calling his tweets “extraordinary and public.” It added: “One of the most powerful politicians in the United States has simply said that he is going to break up an American organization so that they can no longer criticize him.”
Amazon is one of the few technology companies under pressure in Washington. Earlier this week he was the chief executive of Google, Facebook and Twitter Quizzed About misinformation on their platforms by members of the House of Representatives.
Amazon’s are at special risk The act of disbelief, The Federal Trade Commission is said to have launched a formal investigation into its business practices with regulators. Earlier this week, U.S. President Joe Biden, Nominated Lina Khan, the academic who brought her name to Amazon for alleged monopolistic behavior, could be a commissioner at the FTC.
Last year EatHe was credited with helping to shape Warren’s thinking about the technology sector by writing a congressional report accusing the company of using third-party vendor data to develop and sell its own products.
Khan is not the only Warren collaborator at a senior level in the federal government. Biden has also appointed Bharat Ramamurthy, one of his former political allies, as deputy director of the National Economic Council; Julie Siegel, another former senator, has been named deputy chief of staff at the U.S. Treasury; And Rohit Chopra has been nominated as the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where he served as Warren’s director.
Amazon’s in the corner Jay Carney, A former White House press secretary under Barack Obama who is currently the head of Amazon’s public relations and policy efforts. Carney joined Amazon as head of global affairs in 2015 and became part of Jeff Bezos, chief executive of Ticket Knit, the closest adviser known as S-Team.
The Vermont Twitter spot followed one after another between Amazon executives Dave Clark and Barney Sanders earlier this week, after the Vermont senator announced on Friday that he would travel to Alabama to support workers trying to form the first Amazon union in the United States.
“I welcome that Sunsanders to Birmingham and appreciate his initiative for a progressive workplace.” Clark wrote. “I often say that we employers are Barney Sanders, but that’s not exactly true because we actually provide a progressive workplace.”
Sanders asked about Twitter on Friday afternoon Spoken He replied: “It tells me they are nervous.”
Clarke’s comments follow Bases’ decision to reject an invitation to attend a congressional hearing earlier this month chaired by Sanders to discuss income inequality.