President Donald Trump has stepped up its attacks on Amazon, suggesting the online retail giant is ripping off the us Postal Service.
The post Office would lose $1.50 (£1.07) “on average for each package that is offered for the Amazon region”, he wrote on twitter, but supporters of Amazon of this conflict.
Mr Trump also said that the newspaper the Washington Post was a “lobbyist” from Amazon.
Amazon owner Jeff Bezos is also the owner of the Washington Post, which published stories unpleasant for the president.
As the majority of the media, the Post has reported on the news, including Special Counsel, Robert Mueller, the ongoing research on the links between the Triumph of the election campaign, and Russia, as well as his alleged relationship with the porn star Stormy Daniels.
Saturday’s edition of the details of how three different legal teams are analyzing the Trump Organization accounts.
Mr Trump’s attacks on Amazon I have seen its share price fall in recent days, amid concerns that he could boost their power to be controlled by anti-trust laws.
The president of twitter that the post Office was the loss of “billions of dollars” in their contract with Amazon.
“If the P. O. increased its parcel rates, the Amazon, the shipping costs would increase by $2.6 Billion dollars.’ This Post Office scam should be stopped. Amazon must pay the actual costs (and taxes) now!”, he added, quoting the New York Times.
Amazon has not commented.
But supporters of Amazon noted that the Postal regulatory Commission, which oversees the industry, it has been found that the US Postal Service makes a profit from its contract with the company.
This in turn helps to subsidize the costs of the delivery of letters, which avoids the need for the price rise.
It is unprecedented for a president to single company for such vicious attacks, says the BBC’s Business Correspondent, Joe Lynam.
Friends of Mr Trump in the commercial property sector have also been urging him to protect them from digital retail giants such as see malls closing and the fall of revenues, our correspondent adds.