WASHINGTON (WBHnews) – Amazon.com’s social media group bared its enamel this week to go after two huge critics in Congress: Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.
Amazon first struck out Wednesday with tweets by Dave Clark, chief government of Amazon’s worldwide client enterprise, who criticized Sanders for pushing for a $15 minimal wage and supporting Amazon employees in Alabama who’re contemplating unionizing.
On Friday, the day that Sanders met with Amazon employees in Alabama, Amazon Information tweeted that Sanders’ house state of Vermont’s minimal wage was $11.75. “Sanders would reasonably speak in Alabama than act in Vermont,” the corporate tweeted.
In his assembly, Sanders urged Amazon employees to vote for the union: “While you arise and combat, you take on right here not solely one of the highly effective companies on this nation you take on the wealthiest people on this planet. And also you’re doing it in an anti-union state.”
The corporate additionally went after Warren, who pledged on Twitter that she would “combat your union-busting. And combat to interrupt up Huge Tech so that you’re not highly effective sufficient to heckle senators with snotty tweets.”
She had initially referred to as for Amazon to be damaged up, together with different Huge Tech giants, in 2019 when she was working for president.
Amazon referred to as her tweet “extraordinary and revealing.”
“One of the vital highly effective politicians in the USA simply mentioned she’s going to interrupt up an American firm in order that they’ll’t criticize her anymore,” Amazon tweeted.
Amazon didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark. Neither Sanders’ nor Warren’s places of work instantly replied to a request for remark.
It is probably not simply Amazon dropping endurance with stress from Washington.
At a congressional listening to on Thursday, Twitter Chief Government Jack Dorsey apparently acquired pissed off with lawmakers urgent for sure or no solutions to questions. Through the listening to, Dorsey tweeted “?” with a ballot asking Twitter customers to vote “sure” or “no.”
Democratic Consultant Kathleen Rice requested: “Mr. Dorsey, what’s successful, sure or no, in your Twitter account ballot?”
Dorsey instructed her that “sure” was successful, to which she replied: “Your multitasking abilities are fairly spectacular.”
Reporting by Diane Bartz; enhancing by Jonathan Oatis