Ocasio-Cortez: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Pays Workers ‘Starvation Wages’

Breitbart | 6/18/2019 | Staff
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Appearing Sunday on ABC News’ The Week, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ billionaire-status is partly due to paying his workers “starvation wages.”

The e-commerce giant on Monday dismissed the New York Democrat’s criticism, tweeting: “@AOC is just wrong. Amazon is a leader on pay at $15 min wage + full benefits from day one. We also lobby to raise federal min wage.”


A partial transcript is as follows:

JONATHAN KARL: You have suggested that an economic system that has billionaires is immoral. Let me just ask you, if you had a true progressive program put in place, would Jeff Bezos still be a billionaire in five years,...
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