Updated Apr 11, 2019 - Economy

For sale: National Enquirer's parent company "disgusted" with the paper

Cover of the National Enquirer reporting about Hillary Clinton's health

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American Media Inc. is working to sell the National Enquirer following the outlet's public feud with Jeff Bezos, the Washington Post reports.

Background: While it has been reported that AMI is "disgusted" with the Enquirer's reporting methods, the company has also been dealing with financial difficulty after refinancing $425 million in bonds, according to Forbes. AMI's CEO David Pecker is also close friends with President Trump, and has been accused of using the Enquirer in 2016 to favor then-candidate Trump, per the Washington Post.

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