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Donald Trump to Amazon: If He's President 'They're Gonna Have Such Problems'

Is that a threat?

Asa Mathat

Republican front-runner Donald Trump, still in fighting form after last night’s presidential candidates debate, found a fresh target today: Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos.

Trump says Bezos bought the Washington Post to gain political influence, which the e-commerce billionaire plans to use to the benefit of Amazon.

“That’s not right,” Trump said from Fort Worth, Texas. “Believe me, if I become president, oh do they have problems. They’re gonna have such problems.”

This isn’t the first time Trump has criticized Bezos and his investment in the Washington Post — which he acquired in 2013 through Nash Holdings, his personal investment firm. It should be noted that Trump is not a particular fan of the mainstream media.

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