Bezos and White House battle over taxes and inflation

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Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Monday attacked Jeff Bezos for comments criticizing President Joe Biden for saying his plan to tax the rich would lower consumer costs, as a war of words between the Amazon.com Inc founder and the administration escalated. Bezos posted tweets over the weekend accusing Biden of misleading the public and blaming his administration for a spike in inflation, saying they “tried hard to inject even more stimulus into an already over-heated, inflationary economy and only (Senator Joe) Manchin saved them from themselves.” White House spokesperson Andrew Bates …

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