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Amazon offers Biden vaccine assistance after months of silence with Trump

Added 01-21-21 05:18:02pm EST - “Amazon is offering itself up as an ally to President-elect Biden in his effort to distribute the coronavirus vaccines, months after lobbying the Trump administration to prioritize its workers. In a?” - Nypost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nypost.com: “Amazon offers Biden vaccine assistance after months of silence with Trump”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Amazon is offering itself up as an ally to President-elect Biden in his effort to distribute the coronavirus vaccines, months after lobbying the Trump administration to prioritize its workers.

In a letter to the newly-sworn-in president penned by Dave Clark, a top Amazon executive, and dated Wednesday, the tech giant offered its well wishes to the new administration on their inauguration before offering themselves as an ally in their distribution effort.

“We are prepared to leverage our operations, IT, & communications capabilities and expertise to assist your administration’s vaccination efforts. Our scale allows us to make a meaningful impact immediately in the fight against COVID-19, and we stand ready to assist you in this effort,” Clark told the commander-in-chief.

Clark was responsible for another letter to the federal government in December, this one addressed to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In that correspondence, according to the Wall Street Journal, which obtained the letter, Clark asked for help in gaining access to the vaccine for their frontline workers.

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