Trump Reportedly Wants to ‘Go After’ Amazon: ‘He’s Obsessed’


President Trump really doesn’t like Amazon, and a report on that may have impacted the company’s stock today.

An Axios report this morning says Trump really wants to go after Jeff Bezos:

The tech behemoth Trump wants to go after is Amazon, according to five sources who’ve discussed it with him. “He’s obsessed with Amazon,” a source said. “Obsessed”…

Trump’s wealthy friends tell him Amazon is destroying their businesses. His real estate buddies tell him — and he agrees — that Amazon is killing shopping malls and brick-and-mortar retailers.

One source said, “He’s wondered aloud if there may be any way to go after Amazon with antitrust or competition law.”

Trump has publicly gone after Amazon on Twitter before:

Another source told Axios, “It’s been explained to him in multiple meetings that his perception is inaccurate and that the post office actually makes a ton of money from Amazon.”

After Axios’ report dropped, according to CNBC, shares of Amazon fell by 4.6 percent.

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