Trump hates Amazon, not Facebook

Trump hates Amazon, not Facebook, by Jonathon Swan.

Capitol Hill wants Facebook’s blood, but President Trump isn’t interested. Instead, the tech behemoth Trump wants to go after is Amazon, according to five sources who’ve discussed it with him. “He’s obsessed with Amazon,” a source said. “Obsessed.” …

Jeff Bezos of Amazon is the world’s richest person

Trump has talked about changing Amazon’s tax treatment because he’s worried about mom-and-pop retailers being put out of business. …

Trump’s wealthy friends tell him Amazon is destroying their businesses. His real estate buddies tell him — and he agrees — that Amazon is killing shopping malls and brick-and-mortar retailers. …

Trump tells people Amazon has gotten a free ride from taxpayers and cushy treatment from the U.S. Postal Service. … Trump also pays close attention to the Amazon founder’s ownership of The Washington Post, which the president views as Bezos’ political weapon. …

Trump never talks about Mark Zuckerberg or Facebook: He isn’t tuned in to the debate over how they handle people’s data, and thinks the Russia story is a hoax, sources say.