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President Trump stated on Saturday that the Washington Post owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos, was supposed to register as a lobbyist by stating that it was his other company, Amazon, Postal Service supported "Fraud" to deliver its packages at a loss.

From his Easter weekend retreat in Mar-a-Lago, the president put his case in two tight-packed morning tweets.

Trump's first-term government he has It has been argued that Amazon is part of a "scam" because, he claims, the post office loses $ 1.50 for every Amazon package it delivers, and then suggests that the system be protected by billions of dollars of dollars from Amazon for lobbyists.

Then, ignoring the fact that The Washington Post and Amazon are separate companies, Trump says that Amazon's huge lobbying "does not include the fake Washington Post, which is a & # 39; lobbyist & # 39;

The President does not address the alleged role of the Post and does not mention that the newspaper has aggressively covered its government.

While Trump just says that" it is reported "that Amazon packages a loser for the Postal service, it refers to Appearing on an analysis by Citigroup last April that was later cited in a Wall Street Journal Op-Ed column. [19659008] The fee is that postal services lose $ 1.46 for every package they deliver to Amazon. However, it is not taken into account that the figure is matched by the postal service's enormous annual losses due to the provision of nearly $ 6 billion in unpaid compulsory health care for retirees. The USPS inherited these commitments when it was founded in 1971 as an independent agency to replace the post office.

Joseph Corbett, Chief Financial Officer of USPS, wrote in PostalReporter.com last year that the postal service is required by law to charge retailers at least enough to cover its delivery costs.

This 2016 file photo shows Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos during the inauguration of the Washington Post Headquarters in Washington, DC. (Photo: Almond Ngan, AFP / Getty Images)

"By law, our competitive parcel products, including the products we supply to Amazon, must cover their costs," he added. "Our regulator, the Postal Regulation Commission (PRC), is keen to answer that question every year and has stated that it is doing so." The PRC has also noted that competitive products are funding the postal service infrastructure to fulfill our universal service obligation to deliver to every single address in the United States at an affordable price. "In July, Amazon told Fortune Magazine that the PRC monitoring the postal service" has consistently found that Amazon Contracts with USPS are profitable. "

Paradoxically, Amazon could hurt the postal service – and other parcel companies – if it moves more of its delivery to its own delivery network, which has been building it slowly over the past few years.

But with this network in its early stages, it's a paid customer of the post office.

"Amazon was a huge cash flow generation machine for the US Postal Service given the scale and scale of the company's global sales," said
Daniel Ives, Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Technology Research for GBH Insights.

Regarding Trump's indictment, repeated on Saturday that Amazon will not pay taxes, it initially did not collect any state sales taxes when it started selling books online in 1995. But Amazon and other major e-commerce companies routinely collect state sales taxes ,

Stifel analyst Scott Devitt said the e-retailer is collecting sales taxes in the 45 states, state sales taxes and the District of Columbia

Washington has been talking about taxing online commerce more. Finance Minister Steven Mnuchin said the White House supports Internet sales tax. Some in Congress Support Legislation Requiring All E-commerce Companies to Raise Government Sales

Overall, the president's Twitter attacks seem "neither well-informed nor harmful to Amazon," said Devitt, who has a buy recommendation from Amazon.com Shares Targeting $ 1,800

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Wednesday that no specific guidelines regarding Amazon are being considered

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Contribution: Mike Snider

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