Mar 31, 2018 - Technology

Trump escalates Amazon feud, demands WaPo "REGISTER"

Why it matters: A source told Axios' Jonathan Swan that the "whole post office thing" has been "explained to [Trump] in multiple meetings that his perception is inaccurate and that the post office actually makes a ton of money from Amazon." Amazon pays the same bulk rate as other shippers, and USPS is legally required to avoid shipping at a loss.

P.S. ... Newspapers are not required to register as lobbyists. But Trump has singled out the Post for being owned by Amazon owner Jeff Bezos. Back in July, the president called WaPo a "lobbyist weapon" for Amazon.

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