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Ocasio-Cortez: 'Won't you look at that: Amazon is coming to NYC anyway'


Added 12-06-19 10:56:02pm EST - “Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) slammed news that Amazon is building a headquarters in New York City but touted the fact that it will not receive any financial incentives from the local or state government.” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Ocasio-Cortez: 'Won't you look at that: Amazon is coming to NYC anyway'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez on food assistance cuts: 'If this happened then, we might've just starved' Youth climate activists grade top 2020 Democrats on Green New Deal commitment Sanders to join youth climate strikers in Iowa MORE (D-N.Y.) slammed Amazon's announcement that it's building a headquarters in New York City, but touted the fact that it will not receive any financial incentives from the local or state government.

“Won’t you look at that: Amazon is coming to NYC anyway - *without* requiring the public to finance shady deals, helipad handouts for Jeff BezosJeffrey (Jeff) Preston BezosWarren hits Bloomberg, Steyer: They have 'been allowed to buy their way' into 2020 race Saagar Enjeti: 'Consequences for corporate media are finally starting' Saagar Enjeti: Bloomberg exposes 'true danger' of 'corporate media' MORE, & corporate giveaways,” she tweeted.

“Maybe the Trump admin should focus more on cutting public assistance to billionaires instead of poor families.”

Won’t you look at that: Amazon is coming to NYC anyway - *without* requiring the public to finance shady deals, helipad handouts for Jeff Bezos, & corporate giveaways.Maybe the Trump admin should focus more on cutting public assistance to billionaires instead of poor families. https://t.co/BbqhXbB9MM

The comments come after The Wall Street Journal reported that the tech giant has agreed to take new office space in Manhattan, a reversal from February when it announced it would not open a second headquarters in New York City.

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