Amazon ‘couldn’t handle the heat,’ NYC’s de Blasio says
Politico --------- Amazon caved to public scrutiny by abandoning plans to build a headquarters in New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday. In an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press,“ de Blasio repeated the Amazon.com Inc. attack he’s been making in the days since the e-commerce giant said on Feb. 14 that it won’t build a corporate headquarters in Queens. While some New York Democrats, like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, welcomed Amazon’s withdrawal, Rep. Carolyn Maloney lamented that the company’s retreat would take jobs away from locals. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.